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Kurt Bruner is pastor of spiritual formation at Lake Pointe Church, where he hosts the HomePointe ministry (www.homepointemodel.com). Kurt has authored or cowritten books with combined sales of over 700,000 copies. A graduate of Talbot Seminary and former… Read Full Bio
Jim Ware is the coauthor (with Kurt Bruner) of the best-selling Finding God in The Lord of the Rings. His most recent book is God of the Fairy Tale (Shaw, 2003). Jim graduated from UCLA in 1976 with a B.A. in classics. After marrying Joni, he enrolled… Read Full Bio
Have you ever wondered if you’re following God’s plan for your love life? Whether single or married, you ache for a deep, satisfying, romantic connection—but aren’t always sure how to handle the heartache and pain that come along the way. If love is truly a gift from God, why does it sometimes lead to the heights of heaven and other times to the depths of despair? One of the world’s greatest love stories holds the answer. In The Purpose of Passion, best-selling authors Kurt Bruner and Jim Ware journey through The Divine Comedy to discover what Dante, one of the most influential Christian writers of all time, reveals about love in his literary masterpiece. Discover the secrets that it contains about passion, romance, and spirituality—and how they are all connected. Whether you’ve found true love or ache from its absence, your love life is always driving you closer to or away from God. No matter where you find yourself on love’s path, The Purpose of Passion will lead you on a spiritual adventure through the underworld of Inferno, on a purifying trek up mount Purgatory, and into the ultimate bliss of Paradise—revealing God’s ultimate desire for your heart.