Heaven's Face, Thinly veiled: A Book of Spiritual Writing by Women

Heaven s Face Thinly veiled A Book of Spiritual Writing by Women Women religious and secular medieval and modern have always demonstrated their own unique approach to matters of the spirit Limited in their public roles throughout much of history women have been c

  • Title: Heaven's Face, Thinly veiled: A Book of Spiritual Writing by Women
  • Author: Sarah Anderson
  • ISBN: 9781570623639
  • Page: 452
  • Format: Paperback
  • Women religious and secular, medieval and modern have always demonstrated their own unique approach to matters of the spirit Limited in their public roles throughout much of history, women have been compelled to turn inward, developing rich interior lives in uniquely feminine ways This anthology brings together women s writing from classic religious literature Christian,Women religious and secular, medieval and modern have always demonstrated their own unique approach to matters of the spirit Limited in their public roles throughout much of history, women have been compelled to turn inward, developing rich interior lives in uniquely feminine ways This anthology brings together women s writing from classic religious literature Christian, Jewish, Buddhist, Muslim, and Hindu as well as many passages of fiction and poetry that are truly undiscovered treasures of women s spirituality With writers ranging from Helen Keller to Aung San Suu Kyi, from Agatha Christie and Ursula K Le Guin to Rabi a the Mystic and Hildegard of Bingen Sarah Anderson s collection proves beyond a doubt that the exploration of the hidden seas within is a journey on which we can all embark.

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    1. This book is full of selections from women's writings. The first time I opened the book, I turned to the page containing an excerpt Annie Dillard's "Teaching a Stone to Talk." From that point, I was hooked. I return to this book often as it spends time now and again on my bedside table. My favorite time to read is in bed in the morning on a rainy morning and it is a good friend for those moments. Oftentimes it will lead me to a passage from an author and lead me to read more from that author. I [...]

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