Word Of Mouth Paperback

Using the remembered Bible for building community

by Janet Lees;

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Word Of Mouth

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Word of Mouth presents a method of using remembered (oral, not written) versions of the Bible with people of all ages and abilities. It describes remembered Bible study sessions that the author has conducted and gives examples of the liturgy, stories and prayers that have grown out of them.

A closer look at the life of Jesus and the fullness of his humanity reveals that he was someone who spent his life with marginalised people, ‘on the edge’ of society. When a group of people remember his story together, they begin to recognise the connections between the gospel and the ordinary events of their daily lives. As a result, their own stories gradually emerge from silence. Telling the story and interpreting it become inextricably linked.

In her work of doing Bible studies without written Bibles, Janet Lees is practising a ‘world-shaking’ pedagogy rather than a ‘world-maintaining’ one. It aims to disrupt deathly habits and patterns with new, life-giving ones, and in embracing a contextual theology it opens us up to recognising the God we meet every day.

Word Of Mouth by Janet Lees was published by Wild Goose Publications in May 2007 and is our 33382nd best seller. The ISBN for Word Of Mouth is 9781905010332.

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Details for Word Of Mouth

Author / Artist
Book Formatpaperback
PublisherWild Goose Publications (May 2007)
Number of Pages151
Thickness10 mm
Height225 mm
Width152 mm
Product Code1100939
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