Word by Word: A Daily Spiritual Practice

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Price
$19.99  $18.59
Publisher
William B. Eerdmans Publishing Company
Publish Date
Pages
234
Dimensions
5.4 X 8.4 X 0.7 inches | 0.65 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780802873866

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About the Author
Marilyn Chandler McEntyre is a writer, professor of medical humanities at UC Berkeley, and former professor of English at Westmont College. A longtime hospice volunteer, she is also the author of Drawn to the Light: Poems on Rembrandt's Religious Paintings and Patient Poets: Illness from Inside Out.Her book What's in a Phrase? Pausing Where Scripture Gives You Pause won the Christianity Today 2015 Book Award in the Spirituality category.
Reviews
Scott Cairns
--author of Idiot Psalms
With her profound summonings, Marilyn Chandler McEntyre recovers for many contemporary readers an ancient practice that is reminiscent of rabbinic attention to the dark sayings of Scripture, those compelling, curious, often challenging passages that would nudge us into seeing more, would have us glimpse the inexhaustibility of the One in Whom we live and move and have our being, even the inexhaustibility of His Word.

Cornelius Plantinga Jr.
--author of Reading for Preaching: The Preacher in Conversation with Storytellers, Biographers, Poets, and Journalists
McEntyre has again written with conspicuous grace and truth. She sees deeply into the Christian life. She writes simply and nobly, but with an enormous weight of discernment and suggestion. Some passages here are as powerful and lovely as any I've encountered in years.

Carol Zaleski
--coauthor of Prayer: A History
Seamlessly blending exegesis, philology, lectio divina, and prayer, Marilyn Chandler McEntyre teaches us how to listen for the divine word in all times and circumstances.