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Robert D. Cornwall is the Pastor of Central Woodward Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) in Troy, Michigan. He is also the editor of Sharing the Practice the journal of the Academy of Parish Clergy. He holds a M.Div. and a Ph.D. in Historical Theology from Fuller Theological Seminary. He is also a graduate of Northwest Christian University in Eugene, OR and did graduate work in American History at the University of Oregon. He is the author/editor of several books including Visible and Apostolic: The Constitution of the Church in High Church and Nonjuror Thought (University of Delaware Press, 1993); Gilbert Burnet's Discourse on the Pastoral Care, (Edwin Mellen Press, 1997), A Cry from the Cross: Sermons on the Seven Last Words of Christ (CSSPublishing, 2008), Religion, Politics and Dissent, 1660-1832: Essays in Honour of James E Bradley, edited with William Gibson (Ashgate, 2010). He has contributed articles to a number of books, encyclopedias, and journals, including Religious Identities in Britain, 1660-1832, Events that Changed the Word in the Eighteenth Century, The Oxford Dictionary of National Biography , The Encyclopedia of the Stone Campbell Movement, Encyclopedia of Protestantism, Church History, Anglican Theological Review, Congregations, the Progressive Christian, and Anglican and Episcopal History. He also writes for several blogs including Ponderings on a Faith Journey (personal blog), Theolog, and [D]mergent.
It avoids technical terms, but it has great depth as well as breadth.
This would be a great book for a small study group, or a Lenten series, or as an aid to preaching the Lord's Prayer for your church.
I highly recommend this book to anyone interested in exploring this prayer from a new perspective and on a deeper level.
A book that’s been on my reading list for some time has been Robert Cornwall’s “Ultimate Allegiance.” I only wish I’d gotten to it sooner. Read morePublished 3 months ago by David Ackerman
I recommend this book to anyone who wants a deeper understanding of the prayer Jesus gave to his disciples. Robert Cornwall explores each part of the prayer and what it means. Read morePublished 15 months ago by Mark Manis
I believe this brief book first appeared in the form of a half dozen sermons. It still has some of that feel, it seems to me. Read morePublished 20 months ago by J P Romack