Laughter, Silence and Shouting

Laughter, Silence and Shouting : Anthology of Women's Prayers

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The contributions in this volume are a mixture of the known and much-loved prayers of women such as Julian of Norwich and Mother Teresa, and the unknown. Some were written several centuries ago, whilst others are quite recent expressions of the newly-found freedom many women feel as they strive to formulate their own spirituality. They span not only centuries but continents and whilst the language in which they are written may reflect the age and sentiments in which they live, the themes are remarkably similar: love and lodging, faith and doubt, the quest for personal identity and meaningful work; the paradox of suffering, the outrage at global injustice and the ongoing search for God in the midst of life's more

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  • Paperback | 160 pages
  • 140 x 154 x 14mm | 199.58g
  • HarperCollins Publishers
  • Harpercollins/STL
  • London, United Kingdom
  • indexes
  • 0551028246
  • 9780551028241

Table of contents

God of many names and faces; the Creation; our daily lives; who am I?; relationships; other people, other places; work; justice and peace; ages and stages; daring to believe; God comes to us; out of the depths - suffering and death; resurrection - hope restored; together we seek the more