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Listening For God

Paula CarlsonPeter Hawkins

Listening For God

Paula CarlsonPeter Hawkins

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Features- Excellent contemporary literature helps participants realize the presence of God in many places and relationships- Gives leaders a new approach for nurturing spiritual growth- Easy-to-use Leader Guide with questions and suggested responses- Small group format helps build community

- Publisher Where do you listen for God? In this new collection of stories and essays, the challenge is to pay attention everywhere. Listening for God is a resource intended to help readers investigate how life and faith merge in surprising ways and places. Contemporary American literature may not be the most predictable place to listen for God, but it may well turn out to be among the most rewarding. This reader includes ten selections, brief author profiles, and reflection questions arranged in eight chapters. Each chapter is supplemented by a video segment introducing a featured author. A leader guide that provides session study plans is packaged with the video, or is available separately.

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About "Listening For God"

Features- Excellent contemporary literature helps participants realize the presence of God in many places and relationships- Gives leaders a new approach for nurturing spiritual growth- Easy-to-use Leader Guide with questions and suggested responses- Small group format helps build community
- Publisher

Where do you listen for God? In this new collection of stories and essays, the challenge is to pay attention everywhere. Listening for God is a resource intended to help readers investigate how life and faith merge in surprising ways and places. Contemporary American literature may not be the most predictable place to listen for God, but it may well turn out to be among the most rewarding. This reader includes ten selections, brief author profiles, and reflection questions arranged in eight chapters. Each chapter is supplemented by a video segment introducing a featured author. A leader guide that provides session study plans is packaged with the video, or is available separately.
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Meet the Authors

Paula Carlson

Carlson is Associate Professor of English at the University of Dubuque. She has an M.A., M.Phil., and Ph.D. from Columbia University and has taught at Saint Mary's College (Notre Dame) and Yale University.

Peter Hawkins

Peter S. Hawkins is Professor of Religion at Boston University, where he directs the Luce Program in Scripture and Literary Arts. His publications include "Dante's Testaments: Essays on Scriptural Imagination" (1999), "The Poets' Dante: Twentieth-Century Reflections" (edited with Rachel Jacoff, 2000), and "The Language of Grace" (2005).

Table Of Contents

  • Contents
  • Introduction
  • 1. Flannery O'conner
  • Revelation
  • 2. Frederick Beuchner
  • The Dwarves In The Stable
  • 3. Patricia Hampl
  • Chapter 6 From Virgin Time
  • 4. Raymond Carver
  • A Small Good Thing
  • 5. Annie Dillard
  • The Deer At Providencia
  • A Field Of Silence
  • 6. Alice Walker
  • The Welcome Table
  • 7. Garrison Keillor
  • Exiles
  • Aprille
  • 8. Richard Rodriquez
  • Credo P. 134

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Product Details
  • Catalogue Code 109939
  • Product Code 0806627158
  • EAN 9780806627151
  • Pages 1
  • Department General Books
  • Category Christian Living
  • Sub-Category General
  • Publisher Fortress Press
  • Publication Date Jan 2004
  • Dimensions 214 x 136 x 9 mm
  • Weight 0.202kg

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