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Girzone, Joseph F.

Overview
Works: 73 works in 386 publications in 5 languages and 27,208 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Religious fiction  Christian fiction  Biography  Devotional literature  Drama  Film adaptations  Parables  Religious films  Psychological fiction 
Roles: Author, Narrator, Author of introduction
Classifications: PS3557.I77, 813.54
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Joshua by Joseph F Girzone( Book )

54 editions published between 1983 and 2003 in 4 languages and held by 3,430 WorldCat member 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 )

28 editions published between 1986 and 2009 in English and Spanish and held by 2,438 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Joshua works through the children to bring peace to a village beset by violence
The shepherd by Joseph F Girzone( Book )

20 editions published between 1990 and 2000 in English and Italian and held by 2,141 WorldCat member 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 )

14 editions published between 1992 and 1998 in English and held by 1,761 WorldCat member 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 )

16 editions published between 1994 and 2001 in 3 languages and held by 1,661 WorldCat member 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
Joshua : the homecoming by Joseph F Girzone( Book )

8 editions published between 1999 and 2000 in English and held by 1,518 WorldCat member 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 )

9 editions published between 1998 and 1999 in English and held by 1,416 WorldCat member 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 )

11 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,244 WorldCat member 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 )

4 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and held by 940 WorldCat member 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 )

3 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 914 WorldCat member 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 )

12 editions published between 1979 and 2001 in English and Chinese and held by 713 WorldCat member 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
The messenger by Joseph F Girzone( Book )

6 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 708 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Francis is chosen to bring the people back to God's message of peace and forgiveness
Joey : the true story of one boy's relationship with God by Joseph F Girzone( Book )

6 editions published between 1997 and 1998 in English and held by 688 WorldCat member 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
Jesus, his life and teachings : as recorded by his friends, Matthew, Mark, Luke, and John( Book )

3 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 579 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Retelling of the life and work of Jesus based on the Gospels
The homeless bishop : a novel by Joseph F Girzone( Book )

2 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and held by 575 WorldCat member 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
Trinity by Joseph F Girzone( Book )

6 editions published between 2002 and 2004 in English and held by 492 WorldCat member 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
What is God? by Joseph F Girzone( Book )

2 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 449 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

ISBN 0385482612 LCCN 9623179
Joshua by Joseph F Girzone( Recording )

17 editions published between 1990 and 2008 in English and held by 402 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Everyone in Auburn is talking about Joshua, a a woodcarver who has come to the village and seems to be able to perform miracles
Jesus : a new understanding of God's son by Joseph F Girzone( Book )

3 editions published between 2009 and 2012 in English and held by 304 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Drawing on scriptural studies, presents a non-doctrinal assessment of Jesus's message and teachings, sharing personal anecdotes, Biblical tales, and fan stories from around the world to explain the development of key beliefs and mysteries
Jesus : his life and teachings by Joseph F Girzone( Recording )

14 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in English and held by 265 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Girzone examines Jesus' life as recorded in the Gospels of Matthew, Mark, Luke, and John.--
 
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Joshua and the children
Alternative Names
Girzone, Joseph.

Joseph Girzone American writer

Joseph Girzone Amerikaans schrijver (1930-2015)

ガーゾーン, J. F

ガーゾーン, ジョーゼフ・F

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Joshua and the childrenThe shepherdJoshua in the Holy LandJoshua and the cityJoshua : the homecomingA portrait of JesusJoshua in a troubled worldThe parables of Joshua