By John Bartram Rehm

"In my carrying on with non secular trip i've got develop into more and more confident of 2 truths: first, that every person has the capability to be touched via the divine and thereby to be made complete; moment, that the combo of cause and materialism are actually destroying the area and its creatures, human and another way. This little booklet is implicitly a plea for the reinstitution of affection and peace-as against hatred and war-as the animating ideas of lifestyles. probably you will discover your personal look for the divine mirrored in it."
-from the Prologue.

Over the process a protracted, wealthy lifestyles and felony occupation, John Rehm realizes there's even more meaning-and pleasure and pain-than mere cause can express. conscious of the diversity of his "peak studies" and glimpses of the divine, Rehm discovers a renewed love of and belief in lifestyles: the extra he recognizes its polarities and secret, the extra he knows. basic couplets describe the lifetime of Jesus, torturous poems replicate lives of the saints, and captivating fables provide us heavily saw glimpses of the liberty that frequently purely comes with age. Rehm's phrases and fact telling shipping us on our personal onward trip of looking the Divine.

"Like a few lengthy misplaced gospel present in a wasteland cave, this ebook is fragmentary, stinky, and soaking up. Its own directness and lyrical type catch the reader and bring about a desirable trip via a consistently looking out lifestyles. it is going to attract believers, skeptics, and researchers."
--Harvey Cox
Harvard collage, writer of the way forward for Faith

"The John known as to Christ this time is John Bartram Rehm. Onward trip: looking the Divine is one man's religion made obvious. listed below are reflections approximately biblical characters, in addition to day-by-day moments in lifestyles. If there's cause to have fun after analyzing this ebook, then it potential Rehm has touched the spirit in you. it is a ebook filled with light."

--E. Ethelbert Miller
Director, African American source Center
Howard University

"Gentle, mystical, and haunting. i've got had the privilege of sharing elements of John Rehm's trip, and that i can promise the reader that your personal spirit may be pierced and healed. I envy his event of being stuck via Christ."
-- Bishop Jane Dixon

"In his Onward trip: looking the Divine John Rehm supplies us knowledge and whimsy in poetry and prose.  discovering the non secular in every little thing from saints to stones, this can be a e-book either to hold with you, dipping into it for a few staggering commentary, and to sit down and have fun with as Rehm unearths the stairs alongside the best way of his trip toward the Divine."
--Cokie Roberts
(NPR/ABC)

John Bartram Rehm was once from 1962 to 2000 an lawyer representing either the govt and personal pursuits championing the reason for liberal exchange between international locations. After his conversion to Christ he accomplished a grasp of Theological reviews at Wesley Theological Seminary to assist him comprehend the importance of his adventure. he's married to NPR talk-show host Diane Rehm with whom he co-authored towards dedication: A discussion approximately Marriage (Knopf/Random condo, 1992).

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