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For Sara Maitland, the Scriptures, tradition, and the creation are sources of God's greatest gift to us-the desire and the ability to know something about God. In A Joyful... Read more
For Sara Maitland, the Scriptures, tradition, and the creation are sources of God's greatest gift to us-the desire and the ability to know something about God. In A Joyful Theology, Maitland makes a lively exploration of creation in order to learn more about the Creator. What she finds is a God who inspires awe, who calls us to be committed to one another, and who invites us to live in joy.
A Joyful Theology Paperback edition by Sara Maitland
A magical exploration of the ancient landscape of forests and the ancient genre of fairytales, drawing fascinating and surprising connections between the two, by the author of the bestselling A Book Of Silence
A bryologist enters an ancient piece of British woodland to research a rare strain of moss, only to discover an even more exotic specimen; a geologist explains the failures of the feminist movement to her teenage niece in terms of tectonic subduction; two Old Testament newlyweds scheme to make the most of their tightly negotiated dowry by applying 21st-century genetic engineering techniques?each...
Performing a deft metaphorical evisceration of Sigmund Freud's classic 1919 essay that delved deeply into the tradition of horror writing, this freshly contemporary collection of literary interpretations reintroduces to the world Freud's compelling theory of das unheimliche?or, the uncanny. Specifically designed to challenge the creative boundaries of some of the most famed and respected horror...
A collection of essays about geology and the ground beneath our feet first heard on BBC Radio Three, from some of our leading landscape and nature writers. Contributors include John Burnside, Alan Garner, Linda Cracknell, Sara Maitland and Esther Woolfson.
Explores changing attitudes toward solitude throughout history, and offers experiments and strategies for overturning the cultural fear of being alone, arguing that there are benefits to spending time alone.
Whatever happened to British protest? For a nation that brought the world Chartism, the Suffragettes, the Tolpuddle Martyrs, and so many other grassroots social movements, Britain rarely celebrates its long, great tradition of people power. In this timely and evocative collection, twenty authors have assembled to re-imagine key moments of British protest, from the Peasants' Revolt of 1381 to the...
Collaborating between leading scientists and literary authors, this unique experiment creates a new strain of science fiction by extending the repertoire of the genre beyond the common places of space travel, time travel, and artificial intelligence. Through the use of diverse, credible, and contemporary research areas?from Planck length to plankton and virtual conversations between Wittgenstein...
For Maitland, the Scriptures, tradition, and the creation are sources of God's greatest gift to us. In "A Joyful Theology, " Maitland makes a lively exploration of creation in order to learn more about the Creator. What she finds is a God who inspires awe, who calls us to be committed to one another, and who invites us to live in joy.
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