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Book Release: 2023 Hard Questions: About Life, Death, and After Life
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I loved the questions after each chapter! The chapters were page turners….I almost could not put it down!! And the questions really related to the readers, asking themselves hard questions related to the chapter! After reading each chapter, the questions were a perfect jumping-off point for reflection and discussion!
I found the Appendix to be another whole book! It supported the book but also opened new ways to look at decisions, hard questions, and each page was so well grounded in Scripture.
The last paragraph on page 144 was particularly thought provoking and inspiring. The farm metaphor fits perfectly!
I must admit that chapter 4 on Social Justice was my most favorite! Braun has capsulated the Christian view of social justice so well here. His comparison with secular justice was especially thoughtful. The resources that he mentions are life savers for many people.
I have no doubt that this book will change lives wherever it is studied!! And it will certainly give any reader a new framework for asking hard questions!!
Pastor Ken AndersonReviewed in the United States on December 28, 2022
Rev. Braun in his book "Hard Questions: About Life, Death, and After Life", offers an excellent panorama of the hard questions and issues that we face in our complicated world. He shares his story, perspectives, and struggles. In his perceptive commentary and questions, we are challenged to see and listen to where we have been and are going, now and forever. I especially appreciated the Decision Charts, Diagrams and Trees.
I would recommend this resource for individual and group studies to begin looking at our own story, journey, struggles and destination.Peace, Rev. Milo Ken Anderson, Retired ELCA Pastor Ken M - April 7, 2023 An open and honest long-term look into a man’s upbringing, family life, work life, and devotion to God. Pastor Richard Braun writes an insightful and informative book on how to, and how not to, make wise decisions during your life. Pastor Braun asks thoughtful questions that are helpful for self-reflection and small-group bible studies.