The Ghost of Perfection

Searching for Humanity

By Joseph Haward

Foreword by Michael Hardin

The Ghost of Perfection

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  • Pages: 136
  • Publication Date: 7/7/2017
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The Ghost of Perfection

Searching for Humanity

By Joseph Haward

Foreword by Michael Hardin

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  • ISBN: 9781532614897
  • Pages: 136
  • Publication Date: 7/7/2017
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About-

Who am I? Who are we?
Simple yet profound questions.
What does it mean to be human?
Why does society sometimes make us feel inadequate and diminished as humans?
Where does the church and religion slot into this sense of dehumanization?
What are we doing to ourselves and to others to impede our journey as humans living to the fullest?
Why does it feel as if violence and fear is the dominant narrative in this modern world?

Who is Jesus?
Again, a simple yet profound question.
A question that can open the door to knowing what it truly means to be human, living a life of love and not fear and violence.

With the help of ancient and modern thinkers, pioneer, church planter, and chaplain Joe Haward explores these questions in this provocative book and seeks to help us reconnect with our beautiful humanity.

Endorsements & Reviews-

“I wish I had been handed a book like The Ghost of Perfection much earlier. Joe Haward takes some of the major themes both of the church and of wider society – mission, triumphalism, relationships and sex among the stimulating ten chapters – and has taken a fresh look at them with the help of a rich tapestry of thinkers from the Desert Mothers and Fathers to iconic films such as Inception, and with a range of disciplines including sociology and psychology as well as theology.”

“At times it is a demanding read, and without doubt I will return to it to wrestle a bit further. At other times – in particular the chapter on trauma – it is profoundly moving.

I can’t guarantee you will love it as I do. But I can guarantee you will be made to think. I recommend it so that you can make your own mind up. A masterly debut.”

---Jeannie Kendall, co-minister at Carlshalton Beeches Baptist Free Church


Contributors-

Joseph Haward
Michael Hardin

Bio(s)-

Rev. Joe Haward was born in Essex, UK, with his identical twin brother Tom. They were adopted and raised on a small island called Mersea off the east coast of Essex, the place where Joe took on his family trade as an oyster farmer with his father; a trade that has been in the family for eight generations.



Joe founded This Hope, a pioneer work in South Devon, UK, that seeks to bring people together in deep relationship, where authenticity and vulnerability are encouraged. He is also the founder of Revd Joe, a resource website designed for education, community, and business. Joe is a community chaplain, author, blogger, and ordained Baptist minister. He is married to Sarah, and they have two young daughters, Grace and Lizzie.

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