A Big-Enough God: A Feminist's Search For A Joyful Theology by Sara Maitland

By Sara Maitland

Maitland, British novelist (Three instances desk, Daughter of Jerusalem, Ancestral Truths, etc.) and Christian feminist (A Map of the hot Country), has right here produced a superbly written e-book that's half paean to God and half explication of religion. regardless of its subtitle, it's also a pondering person's seek, not only a feminist's. supplying within the glaring acts of divine construction buttresses for the unconventional act of human religion, Maitland's is a God who struggles to make Herself recognized to and enjoyed via production. "Joy is the sport, the taking part in, among God and God's creation," Maitland writes; and the results of her chronicling of that video game is, because the subtitle extra thoroughly experiences, a cheerful theology that, just like the God it celebrates, appears on construction and reveals it first-class. urged for all who search to complement their religious trips or just to extend their theological sensibilities.

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