Drops Like Stars: A Few Thoughts on Creativity and Suffering

Drops Like Stars: A Few Thoughts on Creativity and Suffering (Paperback)

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Description


When we encounter pain and suffering, our lives are disrupted. Our normal paths and expectations come to a halt. Suffering forces us to take a new path, to create new expectations. In Drops Like Stars, Bell shows us how art does the same thing; it disrupts us, forces us to see the world differently and to forge new expectations. How will we reimagine suffering when we realize that God sees our lives as works of art?

About the Author


Rob Bell is a bestselling author and international teacher and speaker. His books include Velvet Elvis, Sex God, Jesus Wants to Save Christians, Drops Like Stars,and Love Wins, and he was profiled in TIME magazine as one of 2011's hundred most influential people. He and his wife, Kristen, have three children.

Praise for Drops Like Stars: A Few Thoughts on Creativity and Suffering…


“Bell is at the forefront of a rethinking of Christianity in America.”
-Time magazine

“One of the country’s most influential evangelical pastors.”
-New York Times

“Drops Like Stars is an exciting new direction for the prolific pastor.”
-Relevant Magazine

“Rob Bell is one of the hottest names in contemporary evangelical life.”
-Boston Globe

“One of the nation’s rock-star-popular young pastors.”
-USA Today

“Bell weaves inspiring stories of people who turned their suffering into something transformative, and many of these stories are memorable.”
-Publishers Weekly

“In this spunky little book filled with photographs… Bell looks at the suffering, pain, and loss that often knock the wind out of us and threaten to destroy our hope for the future.”
-Spirituality and Practice

Product Details ISBN-10: 0062197282
ISBN-13: 9780062197283
Published: HarperOne
Pages: 144
Language: English