In the Aftermath

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What September 11 is teaching us about our world, our faith and ourselves

James Taylor

158 PP | 6" x 9"
Paper
ISBN: 978-1-896836-56-0

Suddenly, on September 11, 2001, many of our comfortable assumptions about our world, our faith, and ourselves came crashing down with towers of the World. Trade Center. In the wake of that disaster, we are all re-examining values we once took for granted. In the Aftermath is a collection of reflections from well-known writers and church leaders who explore the political, economic, social and religious implications of our responses to the events of September 11th, to see what these can and are teaching us about our world, our faith, and ourselves.

James Taylor, Author

Jim Taylor is one of Canada's best known authors and editors among mainline churches and denominations. He is the author of twelve books himself including The Spirituality of Pets (2006), An Everyday God (2005), Precious Days and Practical Love: Caring for an Aging Parent (1999), The Canadian Religious Travelguide (1982), Discovering Discipleship (with George Johnston, 1983), Two Worlds in One (1985), Last Chance (1989), Surviving Death (1993) republished as Letters to Stephen (1996), Everyday Psalms (1994), Everyday Parables (1995), Sin: A New Understanding of Virtue and Vice (1997), Lifelong Living (for the United Church's Division of Mission in Canada) (1983), and The Spiritual Crisis of Cancer (for the Canadian Cancer Society) (1984).

He was the founding editor of the ecumenical clergy journal Practice of Ministry in Canada (PMC) for the first 15 years of its publication. He was for 13 years Managing Editor of The United Church Observer. A co-founder of Wood Lake Books, Taylor lives and works in British Columbia's Okanagan Valley.