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A Wind Swept Over the Waters
Reflections on Sixty Favorite Bible Passages
John Nichols
ISBN: 9781558965270
Book (Paperback)
Skinner House Books
5 1/2 x 6 1/2
168 pages
October 1, 2007


A Wind Swept Over the Waters presents reflections on sixty well-known and beloved biblical passages. A work of meditation rather than scholarship, these passages speak to our daily lives, issues, and concerns. Ideal for anyone seeking a fresh approach to the Bible. This book includes passages from the Old and New Testaments:

"A Wind from God Swept Over the Face of the Waters," Genesis 1:1-4

"O Sing to the Lord a New Song," Psalm 96:1-4

"The Assurance of Things Hoped For," Hebrews 10:32-36, 11:1-3

"I Do Not Do the Good I Want but the Evil I Do Not Want Is What I Do," Romans 7:15-19; 20-24

"The Parable of the Good Samaritan," Luke 10:24-37

* A collection of verses from the Old and New Testaments that are familiar and inspiring.

* Uses metaphorical understandings of scripture to connect these ancient words to our lives.

John Nichols, a parish minister for nearly forty years, has served congregations in Canton, MA; Hinsdale, Illinois; and Wellesley Hills, MA. He holds a bachelor's degree from Dickinson College and a Doctor of Ministry from Meadville/Lombard Theological School in Chicago. He currently resides in Wellesley Hills, MA.
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