Summary: What does it mean to be meek? To hunger and thirst after righteousness? The author draws on poignant stories from his years of experience in Latin America to bring alive each beatitude and invite readers to glean fresh insights regarding the Beatitudes’ meaning.
Market: Discussion groups, students, church libraries, pastors, congregational leaders; anyone interested in the Beatitudes and in a deepening of spirituality able to inspire Beatitude-shaped lifestyles.
Shelving: Christian living; Bible studies—New Testament, the Beatitudes, the Sermon on the Mount; Theology—Anabaptist, Mennonite; BISAC: Religion
The Author: Don Clymer teaches Spanish and leads cross-cultural seminars for Eastern Mennonite University, Harrisonburg, Virginia. He worked for Eastern Mennonite Missions and Mennonite Central Committee in Honduras, Guatemala and Mexico, and through reflection on his intercultural experiences, he has developed a passion for connecting spirituality to cross-cultural learning.