Wearing God PDF/EPUB Ì Hardcover

Wearing God PDF/EPUB Ì Hardcover

❰BOOKS❯ ✭ Wearing God Author Lauren F. Winner – Nessville.me Lauren F Winner a leading writer at the crossroads of culture and spirituality and author of Still and Girl Meets God joins the ranks of luminaries such as Anne Lamott and Barbara Brown Taylor with thBOOKS Wearing God Author Lauren F Winner Nessvilleme Lauren F Winner a leading writer at the crossroads of culture and spirituality and author of Still and Girl Meets God joins the ranks of luminaries such as Anne Lamott and Barbara Brown Taylor with th Lauren F Winner a leading writer at the crossroads of culture and spirituality and author of Still and Girl Meets God joins the ranks of luminaries such as Anne Lamott and Barbara Brown Taylor with this explo

wearing epub Wearing God MOBIRation of little known and so little used biblical metaphors for God metaphors which can open new doorways for our lives and spiritualitiesThere are hundreds of metaphors for God but the church only uses a few familiar images creator judge savior father In Wearing God Lauren Winner gathers a number of lesser known tropes reflecting on how they work biblically and culturally and reveals how they can deepen our spiritual livesExploring the notion of God as clothing Winner reflects on how we are


Ration of little known and so little used biblical metaphors for God metaphors which can open new doorways for our lives and spiritualitiesThere are hundreds of metaphors for God but the church only uses a few familiar images creator judge savior father In Wearing God Lauren Winner gathers a number of lesser known tropes reflecting on how they work biblically and culturally and reveals how they can deepen our spiritual livesExploring the notion of God as clothing Winner reflects on how we are

Wearing God PDF/EPUB Ì Hardcover

Wearing God PDF/EPUB Ì Hardcover Lauren F Winner is the author of numerous books including Girl Meets God and Mudhouse Sabbath Her study A Cheerful Comfortable Faith Anglican Religious Practice in the Elite Households of Eighteenth Century Virginia was published in the fall of by Yale University Press She has appeared on PBS’s Religion Ethics Newsweekly and has written for The New York Times Book Review The Washing.

9 thoughts on “Wearing God

  1. Sarah Sarah says:

    Wearing God PDF/EPUB Ì Hardcover wearing epub, Wearing God MOBIWorth five stars just for the chapter on God as a labouring woman


  2. Ty Ty says:

    Wearing God PDF/EPUB Ì Hardcover wearing epub, Wearing God MOBIThe introduction to this book is great Starts out with a short but excellent look at the problem of using gendered pronouns when referring to God and how since language will always fail in any attempt to describe God all we have is symbols and partial pictures and those metaphors matter There are also social and political conseuences to our images of God As theologians Mary Daly and Judith Plaskow have pointed out the characteristics we attribute to God will always be those characteristics that we value most highly in our own society we will value what we take God to be and perhaps conversely it is what we value that we take God to be So if we say that a core characteristic of God is mercy we will value merciful people If we imagine God as one who nurtures we will value nurturing If we pray to a God who is a property owner as in the parables of the vineyard we will admire people who own houses and land If we focus instead on God as a homeles


  3. Amy Hughes Amy Hughes says:

    Wearing God PDF/EPUB Ì Hardcover wearing epub, Wearing God MOBIAbsolutely lovely Winner's prose is elegant and easy a perfect fit for a book about the marvel of meeting God in the ordinary


  4. Josie Josie says:

    Wearing God PDF/EPUB Ì Hardcover wearing epub, Wearing God MOBIThere were some spiritual gems in this book and some spiritual correctives Winner argues that the abundance of i


  5. Cristine Braddy Cristine Braddy says:

    Wearing God PDF/EPUB Ì Hardcover wearing epub, Wearing God MOBIThe chapter on God as the laboring woman was perfect for advent This book is the perfect mix of head and heart


  6. Sharon Sharon says:

    Wearing God PDF/EPUB Ì Hardcover wearing epub, Wearing God MOBI35 stars For readers who've followed Lauren Winner's career Wearing God feels like the natural next step from her 2012 work Still In the author a at the end of that book Winner notes that Among other things divorcing has shaken up the assumptions I bring to reading scripture In leaving my marriage I was doing something that was simply not permissible not in the way I have always interpreted scripture and that is something


  7. Cynthia Cynthia says:

    Wearing God PDF/EPUB Ì Hardcover wearing epub, Wearing God MOBIOh the metaphors I appreciated this book than I imagined While incredibly useful for preachers and others interested in interpreting scripture or reimagining God Biblical story or life I enjoyed engaging this conversationally written book without pen or highlighter in hand It's a series of extended spiritual reflections intersecting mundane life and hard reali


  8. Nick Jordan Nick Jordan says:

    Wearing God PDF/EPUB Ì Hardcover wearing epub, Wearing God MOBINot uite as good as Still because Still is incredible but this is really really good I read it devotionally 15 pages or so a day and that was a great experience


  9. Heather Mauriello Heather Mauriello says:

    Wearing God PDF/EPUB Ì Hardcover wearing epub, Wearing God MOBII really liked this book The inclusion of the short note toward the beginning and the short note at the end were spot on Winner comes across knowledgeable opinionated and imaginative but also very humble and unconvinced of her own opinions I loved the balance I got a little bogged down in the Laboring Woman chapter there were a few interesting points but I got a little bored with the details maybe because I’ve been through labor twice and d


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