There's a Woman in the Pulpit Paperback
Christian Clergywomen Share Their Hard Days, Holy Moments and the Healing Power of Humor
by Martha Spong;
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There's a Woman in the Pulpit
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Be informed and inspired, delighted and supported, encouraged and entertained by stories and prayers from the unique perspectives of clergywomen.
"In ministry, we constantly balance the sacred and the ordinary, juggling the two as expertly as we manage a chalice and a [baby] bottle. Even as we do things as simple as light the candles, set the table, break the bread and pour the wine, we invite people into a holy moment.... The women [in this book] not only have a wellspring of deep wisdom, but they also have the ability to dish out their knowledge with side-aching humor.... I am thrilled that their great wisdom and intelligence will be bound into the pages that I can turn to, lend and appreciate for years to come."
--from the Foreword by Rev. Carol Howard Merritt
Learn--and laugh--with these women of the church, bound together by a deep commitment to ministry, as they reveal what it really means to be a woman in the pulpit. Over fifty clergywomen representing fourteen denominations share the details of their intimidating balancing act--juggling the isolating expectations of perfection from their congregations and the shared human realities of everyday life.
Intended for laypeople, women hearing a call to ministry and clergy of all denominations, these stories and prayers will resonate with, challenge, encourage and amuse anyone who has a passion for their work and faith.
There's a Woman in the Pulpit by Martha Spong was published by Jewish Lights Publishing in May 2015 and is our 7572nd best seller. The ISBN for There's a Woman in the Pulpit is 9781594735882.
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Details for There's a Woman in the Pulpit
|Page last updated||18th April 2017|
|Author / Artist||Martha Spong|
|Publisher||Jewish Lights Publishing (May 2015)|
|Number of Pages||250|