Angel and Me

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Morehouse Pub., 1997 - Fiction - 142 pages
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Originally written to be read on BBC Radio 4's "Morning Story" during Holy Week, "this collection of stories based on Bible themes offers fresh insights about spiritual women of courage such as Sarah, Mary, Martha, Pilate's wife Claudia, Lady Godiva, Radegund, Margaret Clitherow, Mary Fisher, Perpetua, and Felicity. The book's final section contains a witty and moving account of the author's fictional relationship with her guardian angel."--Page xi and back cover.

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This thoughtfully written collection of short stories from Christian feminist and theologian Maitland (A Big Enough God, Riverhead: Putnam, 1996) provides a look at some famous women of the ages, as ... Read full review

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A song of ascents
3
Boy child
10
The kiss
17
Copyright

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About the author (1997)

Writer and theologian Sara Maitland graduated from Oxford University with a degree in English language and literature. Before Maitland made her living as a writer, she was once an academic researcher, an interior decorator, and a dressmaker. Maitland has contributes essays and reviews to mainstream and scholarly publication, and has written or edited over 20 books including "Virtuous Magic: Women Saints and Their Meaning," "A Big Enough God: A Feminist's Search for a Joyful Theology," and "Angel Maker: The Short Stories of Sara Maitland.

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