Lilias Trotter Legacy News:

 

PARABLES OF THE CROSS

We have a new Lilias Trotter Legacy edition of Parables of the Cross edition available, which features an additional foreword by Kathy Keller (MA, Gordon Conwell; currently working for Redeemer City to City and GospelinLife.com).  

Parables of the Cross was written by Lilias Trotter in 1895, during a rest-break in England, seven years after her initial departure to Algeria.  It was born of her own travail of soul and tempered with her breadth of life experience.  The thesis of the book, Via Crucis, Via Lucis – “Death is the Gateway to Life” – is a comprehensive exploration of the great themes of God’s redemptive plan, illuminated by watercolors, exquisite studies of nature showing the parallels between the natural and spiritual worlds.  Richard Foster’s observation of her sequel, Parables of the Christ-life, could well be applied to this first parable book:  “. . .  I hope you will give careful attention to Lilias Trotter’s words.  Oh, in the beginning you will need to become accustomed to the rather flowery Victorian prose of that day.  But, on a more profound level note how her words have a way of drawing us higher up and deeper in.” 

Click the link below to purchase this new edition: 

Parables of the Cross

 

PARABLES OF THE CROSS STUDY GUIDE

A Study Guide to accompany Parables of the Cross has been developed by Jane Parsons Frazier who  provides a week-by-week in-depth study of both the Parable text and the Scriptures that Trotter used as the basis for her thought, albeit unidentified as such within the book. Jane has a rich background in curriculum development and brings to this study guide her own theological training with a MA in New Testament from Gordon-Conwell and a M.Ed. in Curriculum Development from Covenant College.  She has written curriculum for Great Commission Publications as well as developing curriculum at Back Creek Christian Academy, a classical school in Charlotte.  Jane contributes her insight and skill to this Study Guide, helping to bridge the years between Lilias’ writing and today’s reader, plumbing the depths of the Scriptural context for this seminal work – and encouraging the participant to apply profound Biblical truth to everyday living. 

We invite you to consider Parables of the Cross for personal study or small groups discussions this Lenten Season.  Click below to view or download the study guide:

Parables of the Cross Study Guide

 

A PASSION FOR THE IMPOSSIBLE and A BLOSSOM IN THE DESERT

We have receive several inquiries about these two books:  both books are currently “out-of-stock.”  They will be available soon – sometime in early 2021.  We will announce on our website, blog, newsletter, and social media venues when they are available. For a description of each book, click on the links below: 

A Passion for the Impossible

A Blossom in the Desert  

 

 

 

 

 

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