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Connecting

Narrated by: Larry Crabb Ph.D.
Length: 3 hrs and 2 mins
4.5 out of 5 stars (70 ratings)

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Publisher's Summary

In his most significant book since the immensely successful Inside Out, Dr. Larry Crabb expands on his lifelong work in the field of psychotherapy to adopt a groundbreaking, but biblical, approach to healing the deep wounds of the soul - an approach that centers around building intimate, healing mini-communities in your life and church.

Dr. Crabb envisions a day when communities of God's people - ordinary Christians whose lives connect as husband to wife, brother to sister, friend to friend - will accomplish most of the healing that they now depend on mental health professionals to provide.

God has deposited you within the power to heal soul-disease, and that power is released to do its work as you relate to others in revolutionary new ways. In challenging, practical language, Dr. Crabb shows you how.

(P) & ©1997 by Larry Crabb

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"...the culmination of Larry Crabb's life work. It took great courage for him to write it - will the church have courage to follow?" - (Philip Yancey)

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A Wonderful Book Poorly Abridged

I love this book and own a physical copy. The audiobook, however, was not my favorite. This is a shame because there is no other place I have been able to find this wonderful book in audio. The narration had too much variability in volume and the words sometimes mumbled together to make it difficult to understand (even with previously reading the chapters). Also, the abridged content was fine, but I would have included a different selection had I wanted to summarize and shorten the book. There are so many of the stories and not as much of the detail included in the book. But, overall, it does a fair job representing the content of the book, but not great.
I'd return it, but I can't since it was free with my new audible membership.

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Loved this book!

There lies the beauty, the awe & wonder, power & freedom that's released and experienced in the Presence and connection with God and others.

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Great book! I wish it wasn't abridged!

The book was fantastic! Larry Crabb has some incredible insight.
You can pick up on a few background noises or him stutter on a couple words. But otherwise it's not too noticable.

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I've recommended this book to anyone who'll listen, and not one has responded in disappointment. This is a needed, critical read for people wanting to find meaning in relationships.

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The book got a 4.75 rating so I thought it would be a good book on psychotherapy. Wow! Was I wrong. It was about religion. Had I read the reviews I would not have purchased the book.

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  • Little Miss Grace
  • 01-05-15

Incredibly insightful

Really equipping to our Christian walk, undoing the false beliefs that so often hinder our connection to God and the power of Christ within us through the Holy Spirit. Thank you Dr Larry Crabb.