The unsheltered heart an at-home Advent retreat : Cycle B by Ronald Patrick Raab

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Published by Ave Maria Press in Notre Dame, Ind .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Meditations,
  • Advent,
  • Christian life,
  • Church year meditations

Edition Notes

Book details

StatementRonald Patrick Raab
Classifications
LC ClassificationsBX2003 .R334 2011
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 82 p. ;
Number of Pages82
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25177725M
ISBN 101594712840
ISBN 109781594712845
LC Control Number2011276166
OCLC/WorldCa709669793

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She possesses a knack for ingenious metaphors that encapsulate the social questions at the heart of her stories She powerfully evokes the eeriness of living through times of social turmoil [a] striking and impressive presentation of family life As a work of socially engaged fiction, Unsheltered makes a decent case for escapism.

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'Unsheltered is a beautiful, stirring novel about the dangers of clinging to old assumptions Kingsolver emerges as a sort of Steinbeck of the precariat, and she may have produced the first great political novel of the Trump era.', The Times4/5(). When Barbara Kingsolver starts writing a novel, she identifies an intriguing, vital question, one without a clear answer.

What question, it seems natural to ask, did she ponder for her latest novel. Her response is somewhat startling. We speak by phone from her home in southwestern Virginia, where she’s “happily in my beautiful office, looking out the window at trees.” Her.

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It includes a gospel reading, personal reflections, commentaries, prayers, writing prompts and spaces to journal for each day. A guide for small-group use is available for free download: click here. For our January book club, we will be reading Unsheltered, by Barbara Kingsolver.

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The Sunday gospel readings for each week of the season underpin the retreat and a guide for optional reflection in small groups is available for free download.

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