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作者 Turney, Bob
書名 Because I Have Been Given Much : A Story of Hope
出版項 Hook : Waterside Press, 2006
國際標準書號 9781906534011 (electronic bk.)
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說明 1 online resource (142 pages)
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附註 Cover -- Acknowledgements -- Foreword -- Why I Wrote This Book and Why You Should Read It -- CONTENTS -- 1 Born of "Goodly" Parents -- 2 Living in the Midst of Chaos -- 3 My Father Succeeds -- 4 The War at School -- 5 Getting into Real Trouble -- 6 Engaging in Sorceries -- 7 Taking Hostages -- 8 Trying to Get Back to Prison -- 9 Still in Prison in My Own Mind -- 10 A Great Light Round About Me -- 11 God Grant Me the Serenity -- 12 Starting the Journey with Sue -- 13 Reverence for Life -- 14 Student of the Year -- 15 Going Back to my School and Prison to Make a Difference -- 16 My Eternal Debt -- Back cover
Bob Turney was raised on a notorious housing estate in South London, England. At age 15 he was consigned to the scrap heap by an education system that labelled him 'educationally subnormal'. Engulfed by a life of crime from an early age, he graduated to the fringes of organized crime and spent over 20 years drifting in and out of prisons and institutions. Today Bob's life is completely different. As a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, he has held many callings including Ward Mission Leader, Stake Sunday School President - and has served in an Elders' Quorum Presidency, as High Priest Group Leader and on the High Council in three Bishoprics. Working within the UK Criminal Justice System and frequently with difficult and damaged people, Bob Turney has gained a unique reputation as someone who has 'crossed over the tracks', triumphed against huge odds and become an inspiration to other people looking to do the same. Building on three earlier books, he now tells of the role that faith has played in his life and how he and his wife Sue enjoy the benefits that flow from their Temple marriage, including five children, two grandchildren - and counting!
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
鏈接 Print version: Turney, Bob Because I Have Been Given Much : A Story of Hope Hook : Waterside Press,c2006 9781904380283
主題 Turney, Bob, -- 1944-;Ex-convicts -- Great Britain -- Biography.;Mormon converts -- Great Britain -- Biography
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