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The Friendship Of Women

Author : Joan Chittister
ISBN : 1933346027
Genre : Family & Relationships
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Looking deeply into biblical stories of female friendships in order to extract greater truths, this compelling work explores the sacred dimension of friendship through the lenses of faith, tradition, and scripture, revealing the often overlooked voices and experiences of women in the Old and New Testaments. Recovering and reclaiming the witness and wisdom of such women as Lydia, Prisca, Phoebe, Martha, Deborah, Esther, Rachel, Ruth, Veronica, Elizabeth, Anne, and Mary Magdalene, and drawing a highly inspiring message from each of these women's lives, the book embraces friendship as it is embodied by women, between God and all of creation, and between all human beings.

Spiritual Traditions For The Contemporary Church

Author : Robin Maas
ISBN : 9781426775048
Genre : Religion
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This volume offers a comprehensive intellectual and experiential introduction to Christian spirituality. It embraces spiritual traditions from the Patristic period to the present day. Part I, "The Roots of Contemporary Western Spirituality," covers spiritual types that have been fundamental in shaping spiritual practice. Part II, "Distinctive Spiritual Traditions," offers major introductory essays on spiritual traditions formed by such notable figures as Luther, Wesley, Ignatius, and John of the Cross, as well as ecclesiastical traditions such as Anglicanism. Part III, "The Feminine Dimension in Christian Spirituality," is devoted to Marian Spirituality, holy women, and feminism. Each of the fourteen chapters is followed by a practicum which enables readers to assimilate the practice prescribed into their own devotional life .

Days Of Deepening Friendship

Author : Vinita Hampton Wright
ISBN : 9780829429541
Genre : Religion
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Bond Of Perfection

Author : Wendy M. Wright
ISBN : 0971319901
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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Handbook Of Spirituality For Ministers

Author : Robert J. Wicks
ISBN : 0809135213
Genre : Religion
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An applied spirituality handbook that covers an array of topics relevant to professionals' daily work in pastoral care

Feminism And Christian Tradition

Author : Mary-Paula Walsh
ISBN : 0313264198
Genre : Reference
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A survey of literature, from the 1960's through the 1990's, on feminism and Christian tradition.

The Coupling Convention Sex Text And Tradition In Black Women S Fiction

Author : Ann duCille Associate Professor of English and African American Studies Wesleyan University
ISBN : 9780195359114
Genre : Literary Criticism
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Stories Of The Celtic Soul Friends

Author : Edward Cletus Sellner
ISBN : 0809141116
Genre : Religion
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Punctuated by the stimulating stories of the four leaders of the early Celtic church--St. Patrick, St. Brigit, St. Columcille, and St. Coman of Land Ela--the author traces, celebrates, and demonstrates the idea of the "soul friend" or spiritual mentor in our own faith, lives, and work, holding Jesus as the perfect exemplar. Original.

Female Monasticism In Early Modern Europe

Author : Cordula van Wyhe
ISBN : 0754653374
Genre : History
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This volume of twelve interdisciplinary essays addresses the multifaceted nature of female religious identity in early modern Europe. By dismantling the boundaries between the academic disciplines of history, art history, musicology and literary studies it offers new cross-cultural readings essential to a more comprehensive understanding of the complexity of female spirituality in the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries.Consisting of four sections each dealing with different parts of Europe, and discussing issues of social and spiritual identity, such as the formation of community and memory, spiritual direction and secular patronage, this compelling collection offers a significant addition to a thriving field of study.

Friends Lovers And Soulmates

Author : Derek S. Hopson
ISBN : 9780671505615
Genre : Social Science
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Addressing the crisis of intimacy in the black community today, an insightful guide provides tools and support needed in troubled relationships and deals with racial prejudices, the infidelity myth about black men, and difficulties with unequal incomes. Reprint. 17,500 first printing.

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