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About Mauro Properzi

Mauro Properzi is associate professor of world religions, religious outreach fellow, and moral education professor at Brigham Young University. He received graduate degrees in theology and religious studies from Harvard, the universities of Cambridge and Durham in the UK, and the Pontifical Gregorian University in Rome. He is the author of Mormonism and the Emotions (Fairleigh Dickinson University Press, 2015) as well as several articles published in the Journal of Research on Christian Education; the International Journal of Religion and Spirituality in Society; the Journal of Mormon History; the Journal of Ecumenical Studies; Issues in Religion and Psychotherapy; and BYU Studies.

Pushing through Life’s Pilgrimage Together

Abstract: Walking for 500 miles in a foreign country through heat, arduous terrain, and many inconveniences is difficult enough. Add to the equation a man in a wheelchair, and the task appears impossible. The solution? Determination, humility, humor, faith, love, and someone, or many, who give you a push. I’ll Push You is a true story and parable for life that will give readers hope and encouragement.

Review of Patrick Gray & Justin Skeesuck, I’ll Push You: A Journey of 500 Miles, Two Best Friends, and One Wheelchair (Carol Stream, IL: Tyndale House Publishers, 2017). 296 pp. $24.99 (hardback); $15.99 (paperback).

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