Stock Image

Winsome Wisdom: 366 Thoughts to Ponder and to Live

Lowell O. Erdahl

1 ratings by Goodreads
ISBN 10: 0788024175 / ISBN 13: 9780788024177
Published by CSS Publishing Company, 2006
Used Condition: Good Soft cover
Buy Used
Price: US$ 3.00 Convert Currency
Shipping: US$ 4.49 Within U.S.A. Destination, Rates & Speeds
Add to basket

30 Day Return Policy

Offered By

Powell's Books
Portland, OR, U.S.A.

5-star rating

AbeBooks Seller Since June 11, 1997

About this Item

TRADE PAPERBACK Legendary independent bookstore online since 1994. Reliable customer service and no-hassle return policy. Religion>Christianity>Devotionals. Book: USED, Good. Bookseller Inventory # 17978078802417700. Bookseller Inventory # 17978078802417700

Quantity Available: 1

Ask Seller a Question

Bibliographic Details

Title: Winsome Wisdom: 366 Thoughts to Ponder and ...

Publisher: CSS Publishing Company

Publication Date: 2006

Binding: Trade Paperback

Book Condition: Good

About this title

Synopsis:

Winsome Wisdom by Lowell O. Erdahl is a devotional reading book that has daily devotional and bible readings. Some of the topics covered in this devotional reading book:

- Daily devotional reading
- Daily devotions
- Bible reading
- Devotional reading

Winsome Wisdom is a modern-day Poor Richard's Almanack, full of Ben Franklin-style proverbs complete with brief commentary. Erdahl's ethics and values are apparent in these bits of wisdom. His thoughtful comments touch on issues ranging from war and violence to time management and human relationships. It's a wonderful guide to give focus to one's daily contemplation or meditation. This book is perfect for people with busy lives who want to set aside a few minutes for daily meditation or prayer.
John Marty
Minnesota State Senator

Winsome Wisdom
provides 366 meditations -- one for each day of the year. Each reading spotlights a single thought for the day, amplified by a short reflection and concluding with an affirmation that distills the message into a single sentence with a positive application for everyday life. Erdahl draws on the foundational principles that have shaped his own life as he shares sage advice on a wide range of topics ranging from marriage to money, from science to sex, from writing to war. Winsome Wisdom is an excellent source of illustrations for speeches or sermons, as well as an instructive source of daily devotional reading -- and this remarkable book is sure to appeal to anyone seeking to be nourished by its generous helpings of spiritual guidance and practical experience.

Erdahl's reflections are marked by a strong concern for justice and peace. He sees that the Bible and Christianity are both personal and political.... In addition to its clear witness to radical grace, this book contains an abundance of practical wisdom concerning almost all aspects of daily living, including getting along together, married life, sexual fulfillment, decision-making, time and money management, and much more.
Marcus Borg
Hundere Distinguished Professor of Religion and Culture
Oregon State University
Author of The Heart of Christianity

Lowell Erdahl writes clearly, personally, and thoughtfully. Readers will be drawn into these daily devotions to be challenged, amused, comforted, and instructed by Erdahl's own winsome ways.
David L. Tiede
President Emeritus
Luther Seminary

Other books by Lowell O. Erdahl:
* The Lonely House: Strength for Times of Loss
* Joyful Living
* Ten Habits for Effective Ministry: A Guide for Life-Giving Pastors
* Sexual Fulfillment (co-authored with Herbert W. Chilstrom)
* Be Good to Each Other: An Open Letter on Marriage (co-authored with Carol Erdahl)

Lowell O. Erdahl
is the Bishop Emeritus of the St. Paul Area Synod of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America. In addition to 12 years as a bishop, Erdahl served for 20 years as a parish pastor and spent five years on the faculty of Luther Seminary. He is a graduate of St. Olaf College, Luther Seminary, and Union Theological Seminary.

Winsome Wisdom is a devotional reading book that has daily devotional and bible readings.

"About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.

Store Description

Visit Seller's Storefront

Terms of Sale:

All books are available on a first ordered/first served basis. Multivolume sets are charged a per book shipping rate. DEALERS: Sorry, but we offer no dealer discount. Also, we are not able to act as third party drop shippers on your behalf. Canadian customers: please note we include GST on all our Canadian orders at the time your order is processed.

CONDITION/EDITION INQUIRIES: If you have questions concerning specific books not addressed by the citations on Abebooks.com, place an order for the ...

More Information
Shipping Terms:

Shipping Speed within the United States
Expedited: 2 to 7 business days.
Standard: 4 to 9 business days. (Please note that while the overwhelming majority of packages shipped via our Standard method arrive within the time specified above, in rare cases shipments can take 3 to 8 weeks to arrive.)

Shipping Speed outside of the United States
Expedited to Canada: 5 to 10 business days.
Expedited to all other countries: generally takes 7 to 12 business days (some exceptions apply).
Economy Mail to Canada: 7-15 business days.
Economy Mail to all other countries: generally takes 5 to 21 business days (some exceptions apply).

Canadian customers: please note we include GST on all our Canadian orders at the time your order is processed. Multi-volume sets are subject to a per book shipping charge.

List this Seller's Books

Payment Methods
accepted by seller

Visa Mastercard American Express