Walking a literary labyrinth: a spirituality of reading

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Penguin Group USA, Jul 6, 2004 - Literary Criticism - 208 pages
8 Reviews
Reflecting on her own reading life, Nancy Malone "explores the connection between what we read and who we are" (Library Journal). She examines the spiritual value and the influence of reading on readers' lives-how and why particular books stay with readers, how they shape and enlarge readers' humanity.

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Review: Walking a Literary Labryinth

User Review  - Shana - Goodreads

A reading memoir from a reader geek nun. Yes, nun! She of course includes spiritual writing, but her characterizations of classics, poetry and Sue Grafton kept my interest. Read full review

Review: Walking a Literary Labryinth

User Review  - Adenike Adebiyi - Goodreads

It's hard to know how to rate this book. It's sort of a personal essay on reading. Is it a good essay? Yes. The book has a religious bent to it. So, those who are not interested in God might find the ... Read full review

Contents

Take and Read
37
Spiritual Reading in a Literary Desert
55
The Circle Widens
79
Copyright

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About the author (2004)

Nancy M. Malone is an Ursuline nun with a degree in theology from Harvard Divinity School. She was an editor at Religion and Intellectual Life and co-editor of Cross Currents.

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