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Searching for Home: Spirituality for Restless Souls

4.13 of 5 stars 4.13  ·  rating details  ·  39 ratings  ·  4 reviews
Deep down it's easy to believe that the better job, the nicer house, or the more dynamic church will finally make us feel "at home." In Searching for Home, M. Craig Barnes challenges this belief. He reminds us that paradise is lost and we can't go home again. Our great comfort and hope, however, is that we are never lost to God.
Seasoned by more than twenty years as a past
Paperback, 191 pages
Published March 1st 2006 by Brazos Press (first published October 1st 2003)
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Garland Vance
To be honest, I read this book while my mom was in the last stages of battling cancer, so there is a lot that is fuzzy. Nonetheless, this book was excellent and will certainly be re-read in a few months.
He author uses Dante's Inferno as skeleton of he book, demonstrating that 21st century humans deeply long for a place to call home which can only be found in our hope of heaven in a relationship with Christ. This boom uses classic literature, philosophy, theology and poetry to demonstrate this l
Going through a time of spiritual discernment, I was given this book by a close friend. It has turned out to be one of the powerful and helpful books I have read about our spiritual journey and my relationship with God that I have read in quite some time. Using the framework of Dante's "Divine Comedy," a work with which I was not familiar (and am still not an expert in by any means!), Barnes explores the depths of our spiritual longing for Home - not the place where we were born and raised, or e ...more
Kelby Cotton
This book was very good in its initial premise: to help guide seekers to their spiritual home. However, the use of Dante's Commedia as a framework for the teaching was almost incidental to the main argument. I believe this book is far better for those who wish to discover the dynamics of the spiritual journey rather than for those interested in Dante's work.
K Warheit
I found Craig Barnes' book on the Internet and have since bought all of his books.
His earthly and eternal search for "home" applies to all of us. He has a creative, storytelling
style that makes his writings so readable.
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