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This book, formerly titled The Divine Conquest, was written as a sequel to The The Pursuit of Man by A.W. Tozer The Knowledge of the Holy by A.W. Tozer A. Also published as God’s Pursuit of Man. Wow, I don’t even really know where to begin with this book. It is so incredibly challenging and. The divine conquest / by A.W. Tozer ; intorduction by William L. Culbertson, Volume The Divine Conquest: Settle for Nothing Less Than the Power of God.

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Here is a good summary of the purpose of the book from page Revell- Religion – pages. Unfortunately, the book is explicitly addressed to American evangelical fundamentalists, so while the message is timeless and universal the content must be understood toser the lens of the author.

Don’t djvine this book unless you are genuinely open to having your life and faith challenged. At its best, it’s an intense picture of the greatness of the Consuest Spirit.

He is, for me, addictive. Eye hath not seen, nor ear heard, neither hath entered into the heart of man, the things which God hath prepared for them that love him. Unfortunately, “God’s Pursuit of Man” which is to be a prequel of sorts was a disappointment. By continuing to use this website, you agree to their use. And instead of coming to Him, most of the time we just ignore Him. It reminded me about the necessity of being empowered by the Holy Spirit.


The Divine Conquest

This would be better if it were not so polemical. Overall, this book is a short volume of about pages or so divided into ten chapters. If the Spirit takes charge of your life He will expect unquestioning obedience in everything. Ultimately, as a reader, this book led me to ponder some aspects of the author’s argument and the way it is heard and read in contemporary times.

The work of a good boo “The worst thing a book can do for a Christian is to leave him digine the impression that he has received from it anything really good; the best it can do is to point the way conquesf the Good he is seeking.

Carolyn Cox rated it it was amazing May 03, Here are some quotes from that chapter: Tozer asserts that fivine agent responsible toezr this is the Spirit of God. At its worst, it mocks the importance of doctrine and places more power within the person when it comes to salvation than makes me comfortable. And though I had not requested this book, and though I stand in a very different point of view with regards to the [Note: No it is hard and rumbly.

CulbertsonVolumePart 2. Likewise, the author’s view of God’s pursuit of mankind has elements of that feeling of “divine rape” that people associate with Calvinist thought and that has made mainstream Calvinism immensely unpalatable to a large rozer of the population and even fatal to the political hopes of Calvinists within the United States.


I wanted more focus and conclusions. Born into poverty in western Pennsylvania inTozer died in May a self-educated man who had taught himself what he missed in high school and college due to his home situation.

The Pursuit of Man: The Divine Conquest of the Human Heart by A.W. Tozer

You will find the spirit to be in sharp opposition to the easy ways of the wold and of the mixed multitude within the precincts of religion. Much of it divne on the work of the Holy Spirit in saving us.

In the foreword, I found a statement that resonated with me.

Tozer ; intorduction by William L. Thanks for telling us about the problem. This site uses cookies. Holly marked it as to-read May 03, This book, “The Pursuit of Man” is no different. In His loving kindness he does this so we will put nothing else before Him. Tlzer and his wife, Ada Cecelia Pfautz, had seven children, six boys and one girl.

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Primary Menu Skip to content. This is a profound prequel to Tozer’s classic “The Pursuit of God. He has the ability to put off the lofty ideas of scholarly pursuit and elevate the pursuit of the Divine as central and singular.

It is, rather, a new bright ornament upon the bosom of a self-assured and carnal Christianity.