Elijah at the Wedding Feast and Other Tales: Stories of the Human Spirit

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Storyteller and author John Shea has done it again! In this new collection of 23 favorite stories Shea draws from diverse religious traditions, spiritual legends and everyday experiences. Each story touches the core of the human spirit and opens the heart and mind to powerful spiritual insights. In his thought-provoking commentary after each story, Shea provides a practical, personal application. An excellent gift book . . . attractive, hope-filled and sure to please both John Shea fans and people who have not yet delighted in his wisdom and insight.

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John Shea is a research professor at the Institute of Pastoral Studies at Loyola University of Chicago and the Advocate Healthcare Senior Scholar in Residence at the Park Ridge Center for the study of Health, Faith and Ethics. He is the author of a dozen books, numerous audio cassettes and video tape programs.

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". . . You will find stories to calm, to challenge, and to inspire. A renowned spiritual storyteller, Shea presents us with an array of delightful tales that evoke the human spirit. . . .The book is a wonderful encounter with the great storytelling tradition itself, and a blessing from one of our finest storytellers." -- Spiritual Book News, Jan-Feb, 2000

This book is a collection of some 20 tales from diverse religious traditions and elsewhere, each accompanied by an explanation. The man does have a way with tales, and those who love to tell and read stories can expect to be glad with this find. . . . -- National Catholic Reporter, November 3, 1999

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