In his latest collection, the acclaimed author and broadcaster John Quinn explores the perennial theme of commencement through encounters with an array of intriguing people. Maeve Binchy shares a typically warm and good-humoured account of a first date and later, we hear from the writer and social philosopher, Charles Handy, of a profound life-changing experience. Henry Ford’s dream of ‘a motor-car for the great multitude’ and Martin Luther King’s dream of freedom and justice for his people are pondered, as the reader is taken on a journey of threshold moments that invigorate and inspire.
Locates personal faith within the context of Christian community (Church) and relativises the Church against the bigger picture of the incarnation, redemption and human destiny. This book brings believing (faith) and beliefs together as one believer's personal story and invites readers to trace the roots of their own personal faith.