By Bonnie Bowman Thurston
"Thurston's huge familiarity with Colossians bears fruit during this paintings of deep wisdom and sustained mirrored image. This clean paintings linking Christology and cosmology can be worthy for these drawn to present attention of those nation-states, discovering new connection in our day . . . Thurston's gracious, nuanced, meticulously built paintings should be no shock to people who comprehend her scholarship and a pride to these approximately to find it."
--Barbara eco-friendly, writer of David's capability for Compassion
"Don't get distracted or diverted from the centrality of the significance of Jesus Christ. it's the message Paul (or another individual who wrote in his identify) imparted to the Colossians, and what Dr. Bonnie Thurston provides to us this present day. Refreshingly, Dr. Thurston addresses the textual content in components. First, she bargains with the textual content utilizing the Christ Hymn as its overarching center. Then she considers the religious which means of Colossians. in any case, we're given all we have to continue to exist and thrive today."
--Marie Noel Keller, writer of Priscilla and Aquila
"With her attribute mix of erudition, kitchen-table knowledge, and deep non secular perception, Bonnie Thurston catches up her readers in her love of Colossians and the one that stands on the heart of the letter, drawing us into profound figuring out of what it capability to have the fullness of God stay inside of, and permitting ourselves to be reoriented to stay out what Easter asks."
--Barbara E. Reid, writer of Wisdom's Feast
"Bonnie Thurston loves Colossians and the Christ it reveals--and you'll too after interpreting this wealthy contemplation of both."
--Jerry L. Sumney, writer of Colossians: A Commentary
After a long time in academe, Bonnie Bowman Thurston resigned a professorship and chair in New testomony to reside and write quietly in her domestic country of West Virginia. She has authored or edited twenty theological books and 5 collections of poetry. Bonnie is an avid reader, walker, gardener, and cook.
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All the Fullness of God: The Christ of Colossians by Bonnie Bowman Thurston