Reading Between the Lines: The Hidden Wisdom of Women in the Gospels

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Sister Martha Driscoll has wonderfully composed a narrative retelling of selected gospel stories that invite the reader to listen intuitively to the words of Scripture. Each chapter focuses on a single character present in the story - usually a minor one and always a woman - relating the familiar story from her perspective. A written reflection and prayer are provided after each story.
Women who direct retreats will find this beautifully pastoral book especially useful, as will individuals making private retreats.
144-page paperback · 5-1/2 x 8-1/4

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Mother Martha Driscoll, O.C.S. O., graduated from Georgetown University School of Foreign Service, served in the Peace Corps and received an MFA in Theater from Brandeis University. She entered the monastery in Italy and was sent as superior of a new foundation of Cistercians in Indonesia in 1987 where she now serves as Abbess. She has given retreats and sessions on formation for Cistercians in Asia and the U.S. besides giving conferences for Indonesian religious about the spirituality of communion and consecrated celibacy.

M. Basil Pennington, OCSO (1931-2005), the Trappist monk known worldwide for his efforts to help the Church re-find its contemplative dimension through the Centering Prayer movement, was admired as a speaker, teacher, and author. Pennington published more than sixty books and 1,000 articles.

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