By Madeleine L'Engle,Rachel Held Evans
In this publication for the curious, religious seeker, Madeleine L'Engle bargains appropriate classes drawn from the lifetime of Jacob from the outdated testomony. right here, the son of Isaac turns into a non secular significant other to L'Engle, equipping her to accommodate earthly and mental struggles. all through her trip, L'Engle bargains modern solutions to questions that burden modern-day readers and believers.
along with her commonly used fearlessness and candor, she broaches such issues because the importance of angels, redemption, sexual id, forgiveness, and the probably consistent clash among reliable and evil.
Madeleine L'Engle possesses an analogous ambidextrous ability of storytelling as different literary giants, together with C. S. Lewis and George MacDonald. Her fictional tales entice generations of readers, and are both embraced in either the secular and spiritual markets. yet, it's her skill in her nonfiction to interact with the ancient textual content of the Bible via a dynamic unpacking of protagonists, antagonists, and concerns of religion that establishes the Genesis Trilogy as a hugely precious choice of religious writings. A Stone for a Pillow acts as a compass for these touring throughout the tumultuous panorama of religion in our cynical and divisive sleek culture.
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