Like Father, Like Son sets out to indicate how, when we try to express the truth of who God is and how God acts, we need to think the unthinkable – that God is fully revealed in a human life. In Jesus of Nazareth God has come to walk with us. In him God has suffered among us and at our hands. It is always the same God, the one God, from the first page of the Bible to the last.
About the Author
Wilfrid Harrington OP has made studying and teaching the Bible his life’s work. He has taught in academic centres (the Dominican studium, Dublin, St Patrick’s College, Maynooth, the Milltown Institute, Trinity College Dublin, the Church of Ireland Theological College, and The Priory Institute), in summer schools, especially in the USA, and with parish and adult-learning groups in Dublin and Newry. He is the author of over 60 books on the Bible, and is one of the founders of the quarterly Scripture in Church.
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