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Finding God in a Galaxy Far, Far Away: A Spiritual Exploration of the Star Wars Saga

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Nothing in Your Life Is Ordinary

Your present world isn’t supposed to be this small. You were made for something much bigger. And no, you don’t have to be an astronaut, or even a Star Wars fan, to live it. Finding God in a Galaxy Far, Far Away is not about space travel, or even a movie. It’s about rediscovering your sense of wonder—something we adults have successfully sq
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Paperback, 192 pages
Published October 3rd 2005 by Multnomah
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Andy
Sep 17, 2016 Andy rated it really liked it
I picked this one up on-the-cheap years ago and finally started it, thinking it would be a throw-away, lightweight read. I was actually pleasantly surprised at how much good stuff is in the book. You might be surprised, too.
Wendall Paul Sexton
Initially, when I saw the cover to Timothy Paul Jones' spiritual exploration of the Star Wars phenomena, FINDING GOD IN A GALAXY FAR, FAR AWAY, I thought this would be just a trite Christian attempt to connect the Bible to a popular mainstream forum. In other words, connect the Bible to the Star Wars franchise and Christian thought rides its wave of popularity.

Like Jesus needs any help in the P.R. department.

Has anyone out there every heard the old phrase, 'Don't judge a book by its cover.'?

I wa
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..Okay, as cheesy as the title and premise sound...this was an awesome book. I loved it! I'm a little embarrassed to admit it, but there it is. Well-written, succinct and extremely enjoyable.
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More than just another 'fan club' novel this is a very clever analogy, and one that really makes you think
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Timothy Paul Jones serves as professor of leadership at The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary and works in the SojournKids children's ministry at Sojourn Community Church. Before coming to Louisville, Timothy led churches in Missouri and Oklahoma as a pastor and an associate pastor. He has been widely recognized as a leading writer and researcher in the fields of apologetics, church history, a ...more
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“There’s a vital truth to be learned from the fall of Anakin Skywalker. It’s simply this: You were not fashioned to live in fear. That’s why worry and stress cause such chaos in your life. Your Creator crafted your soul to flourish in faith, not to drown in fear.” 1 likes
“The shadow is our unconscious self, all the parts of ourselves that we refuse to acknowledge or are shamed by. The more we try to flee from or ignore the shadow, the more it grows and the more power it gains over us. To master the shadow, we need to stop running, turn, and face it.2 JODY G. BOWER” 1 likes
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