The Seeds of Heaven: Sermons on the Gospel of Matthew

The Seeds of Heaven: Sermons on the Gospel of Matthew

by Barbara Brown Taylor


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This wonderful collection of sermons by renowned preacher, author, and speaker Barbara Brown Taylor is based on the Gospel of Matthew. Each of the fifteen sermons, three of them appearing here for the first time in print, is based on a reading from Matthew, including "Exceeding Righteousness" (Matthew 5:17-20), "The Problem with Miracles" (14:13-21), "Family Fights" (18:15-20), "Once More from the Heart" (18:21-35), "Beginning at the End" (20:1-16), and "On the Clouds of Heaven" (24:29-44).

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780664228866
Publisher: Westminster John Knox Press
Publication date: 09/01/2004
Pages: 128
Sales rank: 214,357
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x (d)

About the Author

Barbara Brown Taylor is Harry R. Butman Professor of Religion and Philosophy at Piedmont College in Piedmont, Georgia and Adjunct Professor of Christian Spirituality at Columbia Theological Seminary in Decatur, Georgia. She is the author of many books, including An Altar in the World. She is an at-large editor for The Christian Century and a sometime commentator on Georgia Public Radio.

Table of Contents

Preface to the New Editionvii
Introduction to the 1990 Editionxi
1.Exceeding Righteousness1
2.The Marginal Messiah9
3.The Open Yoke15
4.The Extravagant Sower23
5.Learning to Live with Weeds31
6.The Seeds of Heaven39
7.The Problem with Miracles47
8.Saved by Doubt55
9.Crossing the Line61
10.God's Rock69
11.Risking Life75
12.Family Fights83
13.Once More from the Heart91
14.Beginning at the End99
15.On the Clouds of Heaven107

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