Cynthia Briggs Kittredge's A Lot of the Way Trees Were Walking: Poems from the Gospel PDF

By Cynthia Briggs Kittredge

This cycle of poems travels the trail of the Gospel of Mark, rereading and retelling the tale, flashing again and looking ahead to, interpreting from strange vantage issues, flowing with the author's standpoint and rowing opposed to it. Crossing the genres of poetry and biblical interpretation, the poems themselves develop into how to event the Gospel of Mark.

"Terse, teasing, quixotic, discomfiting, needling away at brain and mind's eye, Cynthia Kittredge's poems replicate the characteristics of Mark's Gospel. examining them singly, or as a complete series, invitations the reader into disconcerting perplexity and opaqueness, but bargains the possibility of cleansed seeing, wonderful angles of imaginative and prescient, renewed and extra dicy faith."
--Nicola Slee, writer of Praying Like a Woman

"Buy this booklet! you'll maintain those poems shut handy, returning to them time and again. learn the full Gospel of Mark--aloud--without distraction of units and tasks. Do it back. Then learn a few of these poems--again undistracted through devices--and in another quiet time learn extra, or a similar ones, back. Kittredge will lead you into immersion within the Gospel, into probing, confusing, wondering, clean encounters, flashes of latest perception. . . . operating in the course of the Gospel with the provocation of those poems should be a continuous strategy: revealing and unveiling."
--Richard Horsley, writer of listening to the total Story

Cynthia Briggs Kittredge is Dean, President, and Professor of recent testomony at Seminary of the Southwest. She is the writer of Community and Authority and Conversations with Scripture: The Gospel of John. She is coeditor of the Fortress statement at the New Testament.

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