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Neighbors and Wise Men

Neighbors and Wise Men Sacred Encounters in a Portland Pub and Other Unexpected Places

By Tony Kriz
Published by Thomas Nelson

Average Blogger Rating: 4.31 Stars

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On 5/21 Joshua Scheid wrote: Many readers may have been introduced to Tony Kriz first as Tony the Beat Poet from Don Miller's acclaimed book Blue Like Jazz, but I am not one of those readers (having never read Blue Like Jazz). From what my friends have told me about Blue Like Jazz, Neighbors and Wise Men is Tony's attempt at the ... Neighbors and Wise Men

Joshua's Rating:

3 Stars

On 5/13 Joshua Rhone wrote: I wanted to love Neighbors and Wise Men. I really did. In fact, I committed to read the book from cover to cover while traversing the Atlantic. While I honored that commitment, I found Kriz's book to be disjointed, which made it difficult to 'follow.' It was more a series of essays than anything else. ... Neighbors and Wise Men Leaves You Feeling Blue...

Joshua's Rating:

2 Stars

On 3/17 David Kludt wrote: I read Neighbors and Wise Men by Tony Kriz a few months ago but it’s been coming back to my mind so I wanted to write a few thoughts about it. First, Neighbors and Wise Men has a vibe similar to that of Blue Like Jazz - partially due to the writing, partially due to the book’s setting and environment, ... Neighbors and Wise Men

David's Rating:

4 Stars

On 2/27 Thekinner wrote: To the astonishment of many, the cure for Tony's spiritual woes are not found in the likely spots. My favorite part of this 24 chapter 226 page book of wonderful stories and personal wrestling appears at the halfway point. At the onset of chapter twelve Tony states "I was finally starting to get it: ... When the usual cure doesn't work

Thekinner's Rating:

5 Stars

On 2/22 Joel Bremer wrote: Neighbors and Wise Men is a great book about finding God in unexpected places. Tony Kriz (the author) was unknown to me when i got this book. but i found out from the cover that He was mentioned in blue like jazz, which i have read and like very much. This book is not priciples or or facts, it is in ... I love this book

Joel's Rating:

5 Stars

On 2/3 johnnybgamer wrote: The Book of Matthew opens with the genealogy of Jesus. Jesus’ lineage included a prostitute, Rahab, and even an adulterer/murderer, David. The lineage of Christ was in no way full of perfect human beings and yet God was able to use each and every person to fulfill His purpose. The core thought found ... Neighbors and Wise Men – Sacred Encounters in a Portland Pub and Other Unexpected Places by Tony Kriz

johnnybgamer's Rating:

4 Stars

On 1/21 Denise Talen wrote: Where can you encounter God? So many people think the only place you can encounter God is at church or with other Christians. Tony Kriz, in his book, Neighbors and Wise Men, challenges this notion to the core. Kriz grew up in what many would consider an ideal setting. A happy Christian home, able to ... Neighbors and Wise Men by Tony Kriz

Denise's Rating:

4 Stars

On 1/21 Logan Crumrine wrote: What is God already doing? This is a question that does not get asked by Christians very often. Instead we say what can we do for God. How can we put this or that program into place to further the kingdom of Christ? The truth is that God does not need us to move his Kingdome forward. Tony Kriz in ... Neighbors and Wise Men

Logan's Rating:

4 Stars

On 1/17 quiltnmama wrote: Book Review: Neighbors and Wise Men, Sacred Encounters in a Portland Pub and other Unexpected Places By Tony Kriz"Hearing from God is extra ordinary. But the circumstances He uses to reveal Himself maybe more ordinary than we think." (Neighbors and Wise Men, back cover)When I was offered this book ...

quiltnmama's Rating:

4 Stars

On 1/16 joehsum wrote: In Eugene Peterson’s The Message, he states in John 1:14, “The Word became flesh and blood, and moved into the neighborhood.” From the moment I opened this book, I was able to see that Tony took this verse so literal that it became the verse of his life. From his travels to Albania to his time ... Book Review of "Neighbors and Wise Men" by Tony Kriz

joehsum's Rating:

5 Stars