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Sadhu Sundar Singh: Essential Writings (Modern Spiritual Masters)

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Sundar Singh (1889-1929), an Indian holy man, was raised in a wealthy Sikh family. At sixteen he left his home to live as a sadhu, or wandering holy man. His beggar-like existence, his intense devotion, his mystical encounters with Jesus, and his simple parables became the stuff of legends. His parables and meditations probed the essence of the gospel, calling listeners to ...more
Paperback, 143 pages
Published April 1st 2005 by Orbis Books (first published March 30th 2005)
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Jeff
Great book giving the background of Sadhu Sundar Singh's life and the different things he encountered. This was the first part of the book and it was great to read from a fresh perspective this great man of God's story.

The second part of the book is a collection of some of the parables he told to make the Gospel more accessible for the common person. Very interesting, and very neat way to explain the Gospel in a variety of ways. This was a good read for sure and definitely recommend this to othe
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Roar
Sayings and parables by Sundar Singh, the sayings being edited in the form of questions and answers. The book is OK, but I find his life more interesting than his writings.
Vesper Stamper
The Dalai Lama of the early 20th century. Singh is the real deal.
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