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Number of Pages: 96
Vendor: Hendrickson Publishers
Publication Date: 2011
|Dimensions: 10 X 7 (inches)|
Audubon Pocket Guide: Familiar Birds of N. America: Eastern RegionAudubon Society, John Farrand, Kenn KaufmanRandom House / 1987 / Trade Paperback$9.49 Retail:
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Peterson Field Guide to Eastern Birds Large Format EditionRoger Tory PetersonHoughton Mifflin Harcourt / 1999 / Hardcover$21.60 Retail:
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Stott's labor of love
Biblical lessons from a lifelong bird watcher
John Stott traces his lifelong love of bird-watching back to boyhood country walks with his father, who told him to shut his mouth and open his eyes and ears. Because of these lessons in observation, Stott learned to carry his binoculars and camera with him wherever he travels. In this unique and intriguing book, he takes seriously Jesus' exhortation on the Sermon on the Mount, "Behold the fowls of the air" (Matt. 6:26). He reveals lessons on faith from the feeding of ravens, on repentance from the migration of storks, on freedom from the flight of the eagle, on joy from the song of the lark and more.
Illustrated with full-color photographs taken by the author in his travels around the world, The Birds Our Teachers combines information about birds with biblical truths and personal anecdotes that will fascinate bird-lovers and Bible readers.
DVD includes audio-visual footage from Stott's trip to the Falkland Islands, as well as a separate audio book track. Stott calls his work "an introduction to the science of orni-theology."
For His Glory5 Stars Out Of 5Bird BookApril 24, 2015For His GloryQuality: 5Value: 5Meets Expectations: 5This is an awesome book. It was a gift and the recipient was very happy to get it.
Garner MomCoastal Virginia5 Stars Out Of 5Great Devotional for HusbandJanuary 9, 2015Garner MomCoastal VirginiaQuality: 5Value: 5Meets Expectations: 5My husband is not a devotional reader, but he loves birds. I am a devotional reader, and I love John Stott. There has been no better way to introduce the love of my life to both devotionals and John Stott than through this book and DVD. I could not be more pleased. We walk each morning before going our separate ways and several mornings the topic of conversation has been something he learned from this book.
GospelGirl5 Stars Out Of 5A FavouriteDecember 11, 2014GospelGirlQuality: 5Value: 5Meets Expectations: 5Beautiful book and DVD with very inspiring content by a great Christian leader / writer!!
Makes a great gift!
Janet J Watkins5 Stars Out Of 5Awesome book!May 27, 2013Janet J WatkinsQuality: 5Value: 5Meets Expectations: 5I loved this book! I love the detail in which Stott has studied both birds and the Scripture, and how he melds the two together in such practical and thoughtful ways! Excellent buy, and a beautiful book inside and out!
tobyAnaheim, CAAge: 55-65Gender: female2 Stars Out Of 5September 1, 2012tobyAnaheim, CAAge: 55-65Gender: femaleQuality: 2Value: 2Meets Expectations: 1The book and the DVD are exactly the same. I expected to watch movie or clips about the behavior of the birds. But what I saw were old still pictures. If I could return the book, I would have returned it but because it was a book with dvd, I could not return it. Also, I misplaced my receipt.