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Word by Word : A Daily Spiritual Practice (Paperback) (Marilyn Mcentyre)

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Well-known biblical phrases -- "in the fullness of time,""fearfully and wonderfully made,""in the beauty of holiness," and others -- suggest and evoke and invite. In this book Marilyn Chandler McEntyre offers brief reflections on more than fifty such scriptural phrases that prompt readers to pay attention, to pause where we sense a beckoning.Some of these select phrases are devotional, some speculative, some whimsical, some edgy. McEntyre encourages us to see such "words within the Word" as invitations and, in doing so, to discover that they are places of divine encounter, epiphany, or unexpected guidance.The three sections of the book "Assurance,""Invitation," and "Surprise" -- organize the reflections by tone as well as theme. Rich with eloquence, wisdom, and wonder, these reflections will lead readers to enter the sacred spaces of Scripture, play with possibilities, and connect the biblical word with the ordinary -- and extraordinary -- lives we've been given to live.
Number of Pages: 224.0
Genre: Religion + Beliefs
Sub-Genre: Vocabulary
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Eerdmans Pub Co
Author: Marilyn Mcentyre
Language: English
Street Date: August 7, 2016
TCIN: 51530602
UPC: 9780802873866
Item Number (DPCI): 248-22-6558
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