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Ezekiel – God’s Communicator
The prophet Ezekiel was one of the great communicators of history. He knew how to catch attention and how to get his message firmly into people’s minds. Ezekiel can be an inspiration to us today. It is not the mass of words that matters. When the shouting and the tumult have had their day, what is the message that will have made its mark on human lives?
This book is designed for personal reading or for use in discussion groups.
Communication technology and the use of the media dominate our age as never before in history. Yet so much of what is communicated is trivia and all to often the media are used to manipulate people.
Christians have never been able to avoid facing issues about communication and the use of the media. They are prominent throughout the history of the Church. Christianity began with communication of a very special sort. The statements ‘In the beginning was the Word …’ and ‘the Word became flesh and dwelt among us, full of grace and truth’ take us to the heart of the New Testament.
Today communication is central to what God intends the Church to be doing …
John Wilson, Chapter 1.
Bishop John Wilson spent three years as a Government Education Officer in Papua New Guinea. After ordination, he served in several Anglican parishes and was for many years Lecturer in Old Testament at Ridley College, Melbourne. He was the Bishop of the Southern Region in the Diocese of Melbourne. He was a graduate of London and Yale Universities and obtained a PhD from Duke University, North Carolina, USA.