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Do Not Harden Your Heart
 
A Feature Review of 

The Listening Day:
Meditations on the Way

Paul Pastor

Paperback: Zeal Books, 2017
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Reviewed by Madeline Cramer

 
 

In moments of uncertainty or indecision in which my inner dialogue resorts to a state of frantic, chaotic anxiety, my spiritual director used to calmly remind me that it was time to be still, observe myself, and “take a long, loving, look at the real.” Perhaps the objective of Paul J. Pastor’s The Listening Day, could be best described in the advice that she bestowed upon me. Each of the book’s ninety-one pages contains a daily “meditation” not unlike those practiced by the early monastic church fathers. As Pastor says, they are to be, “read…slowly—no more than one entry a day,” prayerfully, and with a quiet mind (xiii).

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Inspiring to Your Imagination
 
A Review of 
 

The Face of the Deep:
Exploring the Mysterious Person of the Holy Spirit

Paul Pastor

Paperback:  David C. Cook, 2016
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Reviewed by Rebecca Johnston
 
 
In this debut book from author Paul Pastor, the author sets out to explore the person and work of the Holy Spirit. Paul Pastor is an editor pastor, and professor. He lives in Oregon and throughout the book it becomes obvious that he loves his home state and his life, adventures, and home provide stories that frame the backdrop of this narrative on the Holy Spirit.  For a debut, Pastor has made an admirable step into a deep and complex topic. His insights are often profound and thought provoking and he is willing to wrestle with difficult theological and faith principles. Throughout the book there is a tension between finding a distinct answer within The Face of the Deep and allowing the conceptions of the Holy Spirit to remain mysterious and reverent.

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We’re giving away THREE copies of this new book:

The Face of the Deep:
Exploring the Mysterious Person of the Holy Spirit
 
Paul Pastor

 
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Paul-Pastor
One of this week’s best new book releases
is Paul Pastor’s excellent book:

The Face of the Deep:
Exploring the Mysterious Person of the Holy Spirit

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Here are two helpful videos that Paul made to introduce the book:

 

Video #1:  Do We Forget the Holy Spirit?

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Here are a few new book releases from this week that are worth checking out:

(Where possible, we have also tried to include a review/interview related to the book…)

The Face of the Deep: Exploring the Mysterious Person of the Holy Spirit

By Paul Pastor

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