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The Books: “Sold into Egypt: Joseph’s Journey Into Human Being” (Madeleine L’Engle)

Religion/Theology Bookshelf: Sold into Egypt: Joseph’s Journey Into Human Being , by Madeleine L’Engle. This is the last book in L’Engle’s “Genesis Trilogy“. I think it’s my favorite one of the trilogy, although I love each of them. This book … Continue reading

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The Books: “A Stone for a Pillow: Journeys with Jacob” (Madeleine L’Engle)

Religion/Theology Bookshelf: A Stone for a Pillow: Journeys with Jacob , by Madeleine L’Engle. This is the second in L’Engle’s “Genesis Trilogy“. Jacob, who wrestled with the angel, is the “guide” to this particular book. In it, Madeleine again contemplates … Continue reading

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The Books: “And It Was Good : Reflections on Beginnings” (Madeleine L’Engle)

Religion/Theology Bookshelf: And It Was Good: Reflections on Beginnings, by Madeleine L’Engle. This is the first in L’Engle’s “Genesis Trilogy“. Each book in the Genesis trilogy takes a story from that particular book in the Bible and – I guess … Continue reading

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The Books: “Walking on Water : Reflections on Faith and Art” (Madeleine L’Engle)

Religion/Theology Bookshelf: Walking on Water: Reflections on Faith and Art , by Madeleine L’Engle. My least favorite of her religious books. Mainly because I disagree with her concerns. Or – not just that I disagree with them, that’s not it. … Continue reading

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The Books: “Bright Evening Star: Mystery of the Incarnation” (Madeleine L’Engle)

Religion/Theology Bookshelf: Bright Evening Star: Mystery of the Incarnation, by Madeleine L’Engle. Another in a long line of religious inspirational books. This one focuses on the “mystery of the incarnation”. She writes about her own journey of religious faith – … Continue reading

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The Books: “The Rock that is Higher: Story as Truth” (Madeleine L’Engle)

Religion/Theology Bookshelf: The Rock That Is Higher: Story as Truth, by Madeleine L’Engle. This is one of her many religious-themed books. In this one, she looks at the role “story” plays in our lives. How stories can guide us through … Continue reading

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The Books: “Penguins and Golden Calves: Icons and Idols in Antarctica and Other Unexpected Places” (Madeleine L’Engle)

Religion/Theology Bookshelf: Next book in my religious books section is Penguins and Golden Calves: Icons and Idols in Antarctica and Other Unexpected Places , by Madeleine L’Engle. Madeleine L’Engle, obviously, is a highly successful novelist – one of the most … Continue reading

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The Books: “The Screwtape Letters”. (C.S. Lewis)

Religion/Theology: Next book in my religious books section is The Screwtape Letters, by C.S. Lewis. If you don’t know, here is the premise of this book: it is a correspondence between an old devil (literally) and his nephew Wormwood. Wormwood … Continue reading

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The Books: “Traveling Mercies: Some Thoughts on Faith” (Anne Lamott)

We’re in my religious books section now. Next book is: Traveling Mercies: Some Thoughts on Faith , by Anne Lamott. This is Lamott’s book about how she “got religion”, basically – but it’s so much more than that. What I … Continue reading

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The Books: “Abraham : A Journey to the Heart of Three Faiths” (Bruce Feiler)

Moving right along with my Daily Book Excerpt: We’re moving now into my religious books, an eclectic mix. The next book is Abraham: A Journey to the Heart of Three Faiths (P.S.), by Bruce Feiler. I’m moving into my books … Continue reading

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