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 the following produced a fantastically 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. delivering within the obvious acts of divine construction buttresses for the unconventional act of human religion, Maitland's is a God who struggles to make Herself identified to and enjoyed by way of construction. "Joy is the sport, the enjoying, among God and God's creation," Maitland writes; and the results of her chronicling of that online game is, because the subtitle extra competently studies, a cheerful theology that, just like the God it celebrates, seems on production and reveals it excellent. instructed for all who search to complement their non secular trips or just to extend their theological sensibilities.
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A Big-Enough God: A Feminist's Search For A Joyful Theology by Sara Maitland