A Lot of the Way Trees Were Walking: Poems from the Gospel by Cynthia Briggs Kittredge

By Cynthia Briggs Kittredge

This cycle of poems travels the trail of the Gospel of Mark, rereading and retelling the tale, flashing again and awaiting, examining from strange vantage issues, flowing with the author's point of view and rowing opposed to it. Crossing the genres of poetry and biblical interpretation, the poems themselves develop into the way to adventure the Gospel of Mark.

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

"Buy this ebook! you are going to preserve 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 via devices--and in another quiet time learn extra, or an identical ones, back. Kittredge will lead you into immersion within the Gospel, into probing, difficult, wondering, clean encounters, flashes of recent perception. . . . operating in the course of the Gospel with the provocation of those poems should be a continual strategy: revealing and unveiling."
--Richard Horsley, writer of listening to the total Story

Cynthia Briggs Kittredge is Dean, President, and Professor of latest 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 observation at the New Testament.

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