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By Anthony C. Thiselton

ISBN-10: 1610975405

ISBN-13: 9781610975407

"These memories of an entire life within the Church and in numerous universities supply upward push to a various sequence of anecdotes, which offer, first, a few unique humor, moment, a glimpse into either educational and church existence, and 3rd my tried contributions to Christian theology. instructing 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 various thoughts that a few have suggestion worthy sharing. before everything there's extra concerning the windfall of God and my very own errors than anything. those chapters start with a comparatively excessive ratio of leisure, yet develop 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 somewhere else. even though the Church of britain and British universities frequently supply a spotlight, my in a foreign country 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 come back) can also have a distinct curiosity in it."
From the Preface

"Tony Thiselton has led a very good life--in truth, one even more remarkable than i spotted, 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 finished religious and educational event. A dominating concept that in actual fact 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 stuff for the academy. we will be able to all be grateful to God for the sort of lifestyles good lived."
--Stanley E. Porter, Dean, Professor of latest testomony, McMaster Divinity university, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada

"This autobiography, with its many images and funny stories, is a pride to learn. What an enticing and fruitful lifestyles Tony has led, and what kind of kin, acquaintances, scholars, and associates have owed to him and feature benefited rather 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 distinction of God and unfold of the gospel. Having observed him as a chum and colleague during the last 3 many years, it was once instructive and fascinating to learn Tony's tackle points 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 want him good for the future."
--Richard A. Burridge, Dean, King's university London, UK

"This booklet isn't simply a stroll down reminiscence lane with a faithful Christian and a superlative student. relatively, Thiselton offers 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 collage 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 bad eyesight and a critical stroke, he has spent fifty-four years in Ordained Ministry and the University.

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