By Edgar S. Welty Jr.,Uwe Siemon-Netto
Instead, Welty introduces his paintings with the telling of Simon's provider while he carried the move of our Lord Jesus Christ. He argues that "service" is equal to Jesus's name to "go an 'extra' or 'second' mile." american citizens are known as by way of Jesus to stroll a "second mile" for American troops and veterans. This act of carrier is important simply because many troops are in hassle, as is tested through suicide charges. each one portion of this publication makes a speciality of a brand new factor surrounding troops and veterans.
"A considerate choice of tales and private reflections at the ethical complexities of being a soldier . . . written by means of a veteran to veterans!"
--Scott Sullender, Professor of Pastoral Counseling, San Francisco Theological Seminary
Edgar S. Welty Jr. is a disabled veteran. He served within the U.S. military for 4 years, from April 20, 1976 to April 21, 1980. whilst he enlisted, he already had an AA (Arts and Letters, Grossmont neighborhood university) and a BA (Russian sector reports, San Diego nation University). due to his schooling, Edgar begun as a personal top notch and was once promoted immediately to professional 4. He used to be then published to West Germany. Edgar additionally served as a minister of the note and Sacrament within the United Church of Christ. After incomes a grasp of Divinity measure at San Francisco Theological Seminary, he used to be known as to serve a suburban church in upstate long island. He has acted as a Lutheran pastor in rural manhattan and Tiburon, California. Reverend Welty is additionally a Chaplain with the rank of Captain within the usa Volunteers/America and a member of the DAV, the Scottish-American army Society, and Vets to Vets. He has books forthcoming:God and America's Wars and a workbook titled Spiritual perception education for Veterans. he's additionally engaged on a DVD approximately Christian symbolism.
Uwe Siemon-Netto, born 1936 in Leipzig, Germany, is the founder and director emeritus of the heart for Lutheran Theology and Public Life/League of trustworthy mask in Capistrano seashore, CA. Siemon-Netto has been a world journalist for fifty-eight years. He earned his PhD from Boston collage and is the writer of 8 books, together with The Fabricated Luther: Refuting Nazi Connections and different glossy Myths (1993, 2007), The Acquittal of God: A Theology for Vietnam Veterans (1990), and Triumph of the Absurd: A Reporter's Love for the deserted humans of Vietnam (2015).
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Thanks: Giving and Receiving Gratitude for America’s Troops: A Soldier’s Stories, a Veteran’s Confessions, and a Pastor’s Reflections by Edgar S. Welty Jr.,Uwe Siemon-Netto