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Week to Pray About it

Week to Pray About it

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Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 9781561012466
Number of Pages: 160
Published: 25/07/2006
Width: 14.6 cm
Height: 21.5 cm
In the Gospel of Luke, Mary "pondered in her heart" events that changed not just her own life but the life of the entire world (2:51). Her reflections revolved around her daily experience as a woman: pregnancy, birthing, interactions with strangers, family, and husband. "The ponderings in this volume concern much smaller events than those in Mary's life. As I walk in the woods or enjoy dinner with a friend, the ordinary occurrences that make up the common events of my life, I contemplate their significance." Whether musing on her mother's Christmas decorations or a Stravinsky concert, Johnson brings her unique theological insights to bear on the situation. Ideal for individual or group use, Johnson's meditations take us through the seasons of the Earth and the seasons of the church, inviting inward or outward response. Reflection questions are included.

Judy A. Johnson

Judy A. Johnson is a freelance writer in Yellow Springs, Ohio. Her work has appeared in the Mars Hill Review, Karamu, and Nimble Spirit, and one of her essays was included in In the World: Reading and Writing as a Christian. An Episcopal laywoman with a Baptist background and a degree in theological studies from a Methodist seminary, Judy also facilitates workshops on lectio divina for the Spirituality Network of Columbus, Ohio. A Week to Pray About It is her first book.

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