Change carries us into uncharted territory. We can often feel adrift in such borderlands. Scripture, however, offers rich resources for navigating these times. The biblical narrative of the great fifty days from Easter to Pentecost, forms a map for tthe adventure of spiritual growth.
Tracking the tumultuous and deeply human journey of the disciples through these days, Borderlands is for all who are experiencing periods of transition or who seek to progress in their faith. Poetic and passionate in language, and authentic about the challenges posed by change, this frank book aims to inspire and stir our appetite for passing from one life stage to another.
Combining revealing insights from literature, psychology and other fields, Mark Brickman offers an incisive reading of Scripture that can enrich life in flux. Be equipped for a transformative journey into deeper identification with Christ and the fullness of life that he brings.
Mark Brickman is Associate Minister at St Aldate’s in Oxford, a multi-generational church drawing students from the city’s two universities. Mark read English at the University of Cambridge before working as a theatre and opera director for two decades. After coming to faith, he also worked as a freelance director and scriptwriter in film.