By Madeleine L'Engle,Rachel Held Evans
In this booklet for the curious, religious seeker, Madeleine L'Engle bargains correct classes drawn from the lifetime of Jacob from the previous testomony. right here, the son of Isaac turns into a non secular better half 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.
together with her commonplace fearlessness and candor, she broaches such issues because the importance of angels, redemption, sexual id, forgiveness, and the probably consistent clash among strong and evil.
Madeleine L'Engle possesses an identical ambidextrous ability of storytelling as different literary giants, together with C. S. Lewis and George MacDonald. Her fictional tales attract generations of readers, and are both embraced in either the secular and non secular markets. yet, it's her skill in her nonfiction to interact with the old textual content of the Bible via a dynamic unpacking of protagonists, antagonists, and concerns of religion that establishes the Genesis Trilogy as a hugely valuable selection of religious writings. A Stone for a Pillow acts as a compass for these touring during the tumultuous panorama of religion in our cynical and divisive sleek culture.
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