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Leap Over a Wall: Earthy Spirituality for Everyday Christians (Paperback)
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Of all the characters in the Bible, it is David who is most human. His life is lived on the "rough-edged actuality" of real life, and his relationship with God is an energetic one. Through the passions, the trials, and the lyrical poetry of this beloved figure, we gain powerful insights into the role of God in our own lives.
In this inspirational volume, Professor Eugene H. Peterson, translator of The Message, uses stories from David's epic life as vivid lessons in everyday faith and spirituality. Exploring David's experiences of friendship, grief, love, sin, and suffering, as well as sanctuary, beauty, and wilderness, he reawakens us to the enduring truths behind these beloved stories.
About the Author
Eugene H. Peterson, author of The Pastor and translator of The Message, is professor emeritus of spiritual theology at Regent College. He and his wife, Jan, live in Montana.
Praise for Leap Over a Wall: Earthy Spirituality for Everyday Christians…
“Eugene H. Peterson skillfully uses the David story to talk not about David, but about you and me. Leap Over A Wall is the human story in all its wonder and terror and pity.”