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Alive And Loose in the Ordinary: Stories of the Incarnation

Sterne, Martha

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ISBN 10: 0819221554 / ISBN 13: 9780819221551
Published by Morehouse Pub Co, 2006
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Title: Alive And Loose in the Ordinary: Stories of ...

Publisher: Morehouse Pub Co

Publication Date: 2006

Book Condition:Good

Edition: 1st Edition.

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"Except for once, I have never heard the voice of Jesus without some person or place in the creation doing the speaking for him. So I want to witness to the power of the Incarnation alive and aloose in the ordinariness of the world for us and through us and among us. And I offer these little sketches of remembered grace to invite you to notice your own soul's companions and the thin places in your life through which grace, well, springs."

With a light touch and warm voice, and just a hint of a Southern accent, Martha Sterne tells the stories of her encounters with Christ - in the supermarket and the beauty parlor, in the garden, the kitchen, and sometimes even church.

Sterne shares her gift for storytelling, showing readers that the Incarnation is alive and loose everywhere they look, in the listening ears, kind voices, and loving hearts of people they bump into everywhere. Each essay is followed by reflection questions, making this a lovely volume for group study.

About the Author:

Martha Sterne is an Episcopal priest and a popular writer and speaker. She has published articles in Christian Century and Journal for Preachers, and is the author of Earthly Good. She lives in Tennessee.

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