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Gomes, Peter J.

Overview
Works: 112 works in 218 publications in 1 language and 10,310 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Criticism, interpretation, etc  History  Nonfiction television programs  Documentary television programs  Biographies  Catalogs  Bibliography‡vCatalogs  Autobiographies  Liturgical lessons 
Roles: Author, Interviewee, Author of introduction, Narrator
Classifications: E449, B
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Peter J Gomes
The good book : reading the Bible with mind and heart by Peter J Gomes( Book )

15 editions published between 1996 and 2003 in English and held by 1,929 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Brings to the Bible: What is it? How is it used? What does it have to say to me?" With compassion, humor, and insight, Gomes gives us the tools we need to make the Bible a dynamic part of our daily lives - and reminds us that the Bible is not just doctrine and interpretation, but one of the most available and extraordinary means by which we are brought into proximity with the divine
The scandalous Gospel of Jesus : what's so good about the good news? by Peter J Gomes( Book )

12 editions published between 2007 and 2014 in English and held by 1,011 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Addresses key issues in the modern church and explores the dangers of focusing excessively on the Bible, in a spiritual resource that seeks to illuminate what the author believes to be Jesus's original transformative and revolutionary message of hope
The good life : truths that last in times of need by Peter J Gomes( Book )

12 editions published between 2002 and 2014 in English and held by 788 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Goomes, a minister and professor at Harvard University, writes on, "how we can all set our hearts and minds on higher things."
Beyond our differences( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 698 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Features interviews with religious leaders and politicians as they are asked what inspires them in these challenging times, as more and more people are turning to religion and spirituality to gain a sense of meaning and understanding with what they are facing
Sermons : biblical wisdom for daily living by Peter J Gomes( Book )

7 editions published between 1998 and 2014 in English and held by 599 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of sermons preached in The Memorial Church, Harvard University, by the author, an American Baptist minister
Narrative of the life of Frederick Douglass : an American slave by Frederick Douglass( Book )

9 editions published between 1997 and 2014 in English and held by 590 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Born into a life of bondage, Frederick Douglass secretly taught himself to read and write. It was a crime punishable by death, but it resulted in one of the most eloquent indictments of slavery ever recorded. His gripping narrative takes us into the fields, cabins, and manors of pre-Civil War plantations in the South and reveals the daily terrors he suffered as a slave. Written more than a century and a half ago by an African-American who went on to become a famous orator, U.S. minister to Haiti, and leader of his people, this timeless classic still speaks directly to our age. It is a record of savagery and inhumanity that goes far to explain why America still suffers from the great injustices of the past. With an Introduction by Peter J. Gomes and an Afterword by Gregory Stephens
The courage to be by Paul Tillich( Book )

9 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 499 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this classic and deeply insightful book, one of the world's most eminent philosophers describes the dilemma of modern man and points a way to the conquest of the problem of anxiety. This edition includes a new introduction by Peter J. Gomes that reflects on the impact of this book in the years since it was written
Strength for the journey : biblical wisdom for daily living : a new collection of sermons by Peter J Gomes( Book )

5 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 310 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The minister at Harvard University offers forty sermons addressing such issues as commitment, holiness, and patriotism, and explaining the meaning of the recurring seasons of the church year, from Advent to Pentecost and Trinity
The books of the Pilgrims by L. D Geller( Book )

7 editions published in 1975 in English and held by 302 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Carols from the yard by Harvard University( )

2 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 248 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The good book by Peter J Gomes( Book )

6 editions published between 1996 and 1997 in English and held by 189 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Why are so many intelligent and compassionate people embarrassed to say they find wisdom and comfort in the Bible? Why do so many seekers turn to New Age religionsinstead of the Bible? And how as a society did we come to cede biblical interpretation to those who would use the Bible as a tool for division and exclusion? In this groundbreaking book, Peter Gomes shows how to read the Bible and what it says about the topics that concern us all, including joy suffering, evil, and goodness. He also explains what the Bible really says about women, gays and lesbians, and people of color. With compassion, humor, and insight, he gives readers the tools and understanding they need to make the ancient wisdom of the Bible a dynamic part of their modern lives
House of worship : sacred spaces in America by Dominique Browning( Book )

3 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 126 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Places of worship can inspire, evoke humility, bring together communities, or provide solace. In a richly illustrated volume of photographs featuring sacred spaces across America, House of Worship illustrates how through design a physical space becomes scared. Remarkable for an architecture that expresses spirituality, each of the structures represented in this book are notable in their design--and spirit. Included are great photographers' pictures of churches of various denominations, Buddhist temples, small chapels, mosques, and synagogues that are presented by inspiring informative texts
The scandalous Gospel of Jesus : [what's so good about the good news?] by Peter J Gomes( Recording )

9 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 107 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Addresses key issues in the modern church and explores the dangers of focusing excessively on the Bible, in a spiritual resource that seeks to illuminate what the author believes to be Jesus' original transformative and revolutionary message of hope
The Good book : [reading the Bible with mind and heart] by Peter J Gomes( Recording )

1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 44 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Peter Gomes explains how to read the Bible, what is says about humanity's concerns, and its views on women, gays and lesbians, and people of color
Lent : interpreting the lessons of the church year by Peter J Gomes( Book )

2 editions published between 1985 and 1995 in English and held by 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pentecost 1 by Howard Clark Kee( Book )

2 editions published in 1980 in English and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Out in America( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Interviewees discuss finding their identities, coming out, being accepted or rejected by straight society, being married, watching the development of AIDS, and witnessing other changes in the experience of being gay in America
Sermons : biblical wisdom for daily living by Peter J Gomes( Recording )

2 editions published between 1998 and 2002 in English and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Offers a collection of sermons founded on the Christian year and the Bible
Lent, series C by Peter J Gomes( Book )

1 edition published in 1985 in English and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Pilgrim Society, 1820-1970 : an informal commemorative essay. by Peter J Gomes( Book )

2 editions published in 1971 in English and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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The good book : reading the Bible with mind and heart
Alternative Names
Gomes, Peter John 1942-...

Peter Gomes

Peter Gomes Amerikaans theoloog (1942-2011)

Peter Gomes US-amerikanischer Hochschullehrer und baptistischer Geistlicher und Theologe

Питер Дж. Гомес

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Languages
English (125)

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The scandalous Gospel of Jesus : what's so good about the good news?The good life : truths that last in times of needSermons : biblical wisdom for daily livingNarrative of the life of Frederick Douglass : an American slaveThe courage to beStrength for the journey : biblical wisdom for daily living : a new collection of sermonsThe good bookHouse of worship : sacred spaces in America