Picking Up the Pieces: When Faith and Culture Collide by The Rev. Dr. Alva F. Hohl Jr.

By The Rev. Dr. Alva F. Hohl Jr.

identifying Up the items: whilst religion and tradition Collide
by Rev. Dr. Alva F. Hohl Jr.

Alva Hohl deals attractive reflections on Christian lifestyles and religion. Born of years of expertise as a Pastor and instructor within the United Church of Christ, participants and church teams could be enriched by way of attractive Rev. Hohl’s considerate and good written essays. The discussion/reflection questions he presents may help readers attach Hohl’s reflections with their very own studies. this can be a excellent church grownup schooling source. -Dr. John M. Bracke, Professor Emeritus, Eden Theological Seminary

Picking Up the items: whilst religion and tradition Collide is an instructional source for the church. it truly is jam-packed with theological reflections on existence events and matters calling the reader to be engaged. Questions on the finish of every essay aid the reader specialize in the actual essence or message.

However, making a choice on Up the items: while religion and tradition Collide isn't just a source for the church; it may be used for personal devotions or meditation or with a examine crew.

The essays come from a sequence of reflections the writer wrote for his church e-newsletter. a few readers have came upon convenience within the essays, a few had their consciences pierced, and a few have been moved to contemplate new habit. The essays are supposed to support the reader mirror and notice existence and religion in a different way.

About the Author

The Rev. Dr. Alva F. Hohl Jr. is a retired pastor, ordained within the United Church of Christ. For 40 years, he served parishes in New Hampton, Iowa; Webster urban, Iowa; Sioux urban, Iowa; and South Bend, Indiana. he's a graduate of Elmhurst university (BA) in Elmhurst, Illinois; Eden Theological Seminary (MDiv), Webster Groves, Missouri; and United Theological Seminary (DMin), New Brighton, Minnesota.

Rev. Hohl maintains writing essays in his retirement and spends hours making furnishings in his woodshop. he's an avid activities fanatic (an Iowa Hawkeye, Chicago Cubs, and eco-friendly Bay Packers fan), enjoys fishing, bowling, and story-telling.

The writer and his overdue spouse, Kathy, are the fogeys of 2 grownup teenagers and grandparents of 3 with one at the method. He and his spouse, Carole, stay in Huntington, Indiana.

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