As Kingfishers Catch Fire
by Eugene Peterson
Eugene Peterson has long been one of my all-time favorite writers for both the beauty of his prose and the depth of his insight about Scripture. His latest release, As Kingfishers Catch Fire, does not disappoint.
None of his books are “easy reads.” They are best chewed over and savored. As a collection of 49 sermons spanning decades of pastoral ministry, this book in particular lends itself to slow reading. I typically read one chapter a day, sometimes even less.
The sermons are broken into sections and systematically walk you through Scripture: Books of the law, poetry books, prophets, gospels, etc. He shares fresh ideas and foundational theology, both.
For those longing for a deeper walk through the entirety of Scripture or for an awakening about the beauty and wisdom of God’s Word, this book is a powerful and beautiful choice.
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