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God's Shalom Project

An Engaging Look At The Bible's Sweeping Store

Published in cooperation with the Mennonite World Conference, selected for its Global Anabaptist Mennonite Shelf of Literature. It’s a helpful resource for home fellowship groups, Bible study, groups, Sunday school classes, and personal Bible study.

The author sees God as a gracious parent, intent on a restored relationship with humans. It is that ongoing effort which Ott calls the Shalom Project. Ott believes that "God wants a Shalom people," a community of the faithful who together love God and each other, and then live in the world within that strength. Chapters include:

  • When Your Children ask you
  • People are not robots
  • It is a long journey
  • Jesus, ben Joseph from Nazareth
  • God’s dynamite
  • Caesar’s competition
  • And much more!

Here the heart of the Bible’s message is opened for the reader, and yet ideas are not over-simplified. Even readers familiar with the Bible will gain a deeper appreciation for the word and deeds of God.

  • Publisher: Good Books (February 1, 2005)
  • Length: 141 pages
  • ISBN13: 9781561484621