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Rooted: Reflections on the Gardens in Scripture
In this Rooted: Reflections on the Gardens in Scripture Ebook, you'll explore the five major gardens of the Bible with respected author, pastor, and gardener Murray Andrew Pura as your guide. Discover the deeper spiritual meanings each garden symbolizes, and revisit the gospel stories---from creation to Revelation---where you'll glean new insights about leading a Christian ...more
ebook, 208 pages
Published February 23rd 2010 by Zondervan
(first published February 4th 2010)
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I listened to the audiobook of Rooted. Murray Pura is a passionate writer and story-teller. It was a pleasure to listen to this book – a book to get back to again. I love gardens and enjoy Gods beautiful creation, so I was really looking forward to hear what the author had to share about this. I found out that this book is much more than only a talk about the major gardens in the Bible. It shows so much of God’s love for us. It touches the hard things in life like sin and suffering, but it also ...more
When I saw Murray Pura was a contributor to my Renovare Bible, I had to snatch one of his books up. Renovare books are always rich in contemplation, and Rooted doesn't disappoint. As a lover of books that connect nature with deep truths of God, I can't wait to read Streams. But I won't be getting it soon. I need to go over all the highlights in Rooted until the spiritual lessons I learned are planted in my heart. This is what Renovare books are like. You read them slowly, sucking out all the nec ...more
This was a short, thoughtful book that I really enjoyed. Even though I don't have much experience with gardening myself, I do love the outdoors and appreciated the metaphor and imagery Pura used. I think this would be a book that would really be enjoyed by someone that loves gardening and who finds spiritual lessons or comforts in their own garden.
Murray Pura was born and raised in Manitoba, just north of Minnesota and the Dakotas. He has published several novels and short story collections in Canada, and has been short-listed for a number of awards. His first books to be published in the United States are the inspirational works Rooted and Streams (both by Zondervan in 2010). His first novel to debut in the USA is A Bride’s Flight from Vir ...moreMore about Murray Andrew Pura...