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By Anthony C. Thiselton

ISBN-10: 1610975405

ISBN-13: 9781610975407

"These reminiscences of an entire life within the Church and in numerous universities provide upward push to a various sequence of anecdotes, which offer, first, a few enjoyable humor, moment, a glimpse into either educational and church lifestyles, and 3rd my tried contributions to Christian theology. educating in 5 British universities, belonging to such church nationwide our bodies as fifteen years at the Church of britain basic Synod, twenty-eight years serving at the Doctrine fee, and plenty of years on different Church committees, in addition to secular nationwide our bodies . . . has left a reservoir of numerous stories that a few have notion worthy sharing. before everything there's extra concerning the windfall of God and my very own error than anything. those chapters commence with a comparatively excessive ratio of leisure, yet turn into more and more theological within the later chapters. in the direction of the top, my tale issues instructing in the United States, Korea, and in different places. even supposing the Church of britain and British universities usually offer a spotlight, my abroad doctoral graduates guarantee me that the tale will be of foreign curiosity. those that have learn one in every of my twenty books (and 3 extra to return) can also have a unique curiosity in it."
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"Tony Thiselton has led a very good life--in truth, one even more remarkable than i noticed, and i've recognized him for over thirty years! This autobiography isn't just an account of a lifestyles, however it is a pleasant and instructive recounting of a desirable and complete non secular and educational experience. A dominating concept that sincerely emerges is how, regardless of actual and illnesses that may have deterred a lesser individual, Tony's Christian religion and commitment to the church have led to good things for the academy. we will be able to all be grateful to God for this kind of existence good lived."
--Stanley E. Porter, Dean, Professor of recent testomony, McMaster Divinity collage, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada

"This autobiography, with its many photos and funny stories, is a pride to learn. What a fascinating and fruitful lifestyles Tony has led, and what sort of relations, buddies, scholars, and associates have owed to him and feature benefited really from the richness of his writing."
--Professor James D.G. Dunn, Professor of Divinity emeritus, college of Durham, Durham, UK

"This is vintage Thiselton--ranging over all his many pursuits with a meticulous eye for aspect, a gradual humorousness, and an overriding quandary for the respect of God and unfold of the gospel. Having observed him as a chum and colleague during the last 3 many years, it used to be instructive and engaging to learn Tony's tackle features of the adventure we've got shared in scholarship and the tutorial existence, in addition to within the church and ministry. i do not understand how he has controlled to accomplish all of it, yet i am thankful and need him good for the future."
--Richard A. Burridge, Dean, King's university London, UK

"This e-book isn't really basically a stroll down reminiscence lane with a loyal Christian and a superlative student. particularly, Thiselton presents a foundation for reflecting on windfall, precociousness, piety, illness--and humor."
--Klyne Snodgrass, professor, North Park collage, Chicago, IL

Anthony C. Thiselton is Emeritus Canon Professor of Christian Theology within the college of Nottingham. He has written twenty books, together with The Holy Spirit (2013), The final Things (2012), The Hermeneutics of Doctrine (2007), and The First Epistle to the Corinthians (NIGTC, 2000). He holds the PhD, DD, and DTheol, and is a Fellow of the British Academy. With negative eyesight and a critical stroke, he has spent fifty-four years in Ordained Ministry and the University.

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