Girzone, Joseph F.
Most widely held works about Joseph F Girzone
Most widely held works by Joseph F Girzone
Joshua by Joseph F Girzone ( Book )
47 editions published between 1983 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 2,552 libraries worldwide
"When Joshua moves to a small cabin on the edge of town, the local people are first mystified, then confused by his presence. A quiet and simple man, Joshua appears to seek nothing for himself. He supports himself solely by carpentry and woodworking; and he charges very little for his services. A statue of Moses he carves for a synagogue causes amazement and consternation. His carvings of the apostle Peter [for the town's churches] surprise the pastors and members ... Neither is what they expected. Both are haunting. What sort of a person is Joshua? How can the townspeople explain a few rumors about him? ... The woodcarver disturbs some of his neighbors. While he quietly and lovingly urges all around him to break down the walls that separate them, there are others who are frightened of him ..."
Joshua and the children by Joseph F Girzone ( Book )
15 editions published between 1986 and 1998 in 3 languages and held by 1,949 libraries worldwide
Joshua works through the children to bring peace to a village beset by violence.
The shepherd by Joseph F Girzone ( Book )
17 editions published between 1990 and 1996 in English and held by 1,918 libraries worldwide
Newly consecrated bishop David Campbell has a vision to create a simple Christian community.
Joshua in the Holy Land by Joseph F Girzone ( Book )
12 editions published between 1992 and 1995 in English and held by 1,752 libraries worldwide
Joshua, the pious woodcarver, leads his followers to peace in the world as well as the next.
Joshua and the city by Joseph F Girzone ( Book )
13 editions published between 1994 and 2001 in 3 languages and held by 1,646 libraries worldwide
An inspirational novel featuring a modern-day Jesus. While in New York he frees a runaway prostitute from her pimp, cures a woman of Alzheimer's disease, finds a rich man to develop a black neighborhood, one good deed after another.
Never alone : a personal way to God by Joseph F Girzone ( Book )
20 editions published between 1994 and 2004 in English and held by 1,514 libraries worldwide
Father Girzone's story of the spirituality of love and forgiveness.
Joshua : the homecoming by Joseph F Girzone ( Book )
20 editions published between 1999 and 2008 in English and held by 1,455 libraries worldwide
Girzone's inspirational series about the return of Jesus to the present day reaches important conclusions with this fifth installment. After an immense earthquake strikes at the eve of the new millennium, Joshua realizes that his wisdom must reach beyond his small town in order to help people throughout the rest of the world.
A portrait of Jesus by Joseph F Girzone ( Book )
19 editions published between 1993 and 2009 in English and held by 1,321 libraries worldwide
Joseph Grizone recaptures the truth of Jesus that is presented to us in the Gospels and gives a compelling vision of the person Jesus' contemporaries must have known.
Joshua in a troubled world by Joseph F Girzone ( Book )
14 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,280 libraries worldwide
Joshua's arrival in Washington, D.C. ignites suspicion as he works to share his message of love and compassion throughout the world, from the nation's capital to the turbulent and war-torn lands of the Middle East.
The parables of Joshua by Joseph F Girzone ( Book )
2 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and held by 1,065 libraries worldwide
A Christlike modern-day carpenter named Joshua tells fifty stories that give the New Testament parables contemporary meaning.
Joshua's family by Joseph F Girzone ( Book )
7 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in English and held by 976 libraries worldwide
This prequel to the "Joshua" series describes Joshua's early years and the first inklings of his destiny as a messenger of love in a troubled world.
Kara, the lonely falcon by Joseph F Girzone ( Book )
14 editions published between 1979 and 2002 in English and held by 809 libraries worldwide
"Kara is the swiftest, fiercest and, consequently, loneliest falcon in the forest until he vows never to kill another living animal again--even if it threatens his own survival."--Jacket.
Joey : the true story of one boy's relationship with God by Joseph F Girzone ( Book )
7 editions published between 1997 and 1998 in English and held by 755 libraries worldwide
Joey is a true story of a young boy born with a smile on his face and music in his heart, A boy whose endless searching for a meaning to life and its endless riddles, and the joy of finding a wonderful God who can bring all these complex facets of life into focus.
My struggle with faith by Joseph F Girzone ( Book )
2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 740 libraries worldwide
The author chronicles his own spiritual journey and describes with honesty the difficult decisions he made along the way. Girzone has attracted a following with his series of novels that imagine Jesus living in the contemporary world. Here, he recounts the long, complicated, and often painful process he went though as he sought to find peace with his beliefs. He writes about hard decisions that set him on unexpected paths and about the immense feelings of loneliness he experienced in making those choices. In thoughtful and thought-provoking reflections he brings to life the years of searching and the deep, critical thinking that gave him the courage to embrace his beliefs, opening a world of excitement and adventure for him.--From publisher description.
The messenger by Joseph F Girzone ( Book )
3 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 727 libraries worldwide
Francis is chosen to bring the people back to God's message of peace and forgiveness.
Trinity by Joseph F Girzone ( Book )
3 editions published between 2002 and 2004 in English and held by 597 libraries worldwide
Explores the concept of the Trinity in Christian spirituality, tracing the history of the Trinity in the Christian Church and offering a personal interpretation of how the Father, the Son, and the Holy Spirit work within individuals.
Jesus, his life and teachings : as recorded by his friends, Matthew, Mark, Luke, and John ( Book )
4 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 576 libraries worldwide
A beautiful retelling of the life and work of Jesus based on the accounts in the Gospels of Matthew, Mark, Luke, and John.
What is God by Joseph F Girzone ( Book )
2 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 545 libraries worldwide
Joshua and the children : a parable by Joseph F Girzone ( Book )
11 editions published between 1989 and 2009 in English and held by 530 libraries worldwide
Father Girzone continues to recast Jesus's mission in contemporary settings with this tale of Joshua, a gentle young man who captivates the children of a politically divided, strife-ridden village.
The homeless bishop : a novel by Joseph F Girzone ( Book )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 236 libraries worldwide
An accomplished young cleric, Carlo Brunini chooses to live as a homeless beggar so he can understand why Jesus so loved the poor. What happens next will astonish and delight you.
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