Motherprayer: The Pregnant Woman's Spiritual Companion

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Penguin Publishing Group, 1996 - Family & Relationships - 272 pages
The first spiritual guide to the pregnant woman, MotherPrayer is filled with poems, rituals, prayers, and incantations from a variety of religious traditions. "A profoundly moving book, full of joy and hope".--Barbara Raskin.

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Frymer-Kensky (biblical studies, Constructionist Rabbinical Coll., Philadelphia) has gathered a remarkable collection of prayers, birth incantations, and scriptural narratives as a spiritual guidebook ... Read full review

Contents

MENSTRUATION
1
FORMATION
23
MIDPASSAGE
70
DANGER AND DREAD
102
PRAYER
125
AWAITING THE HOUR
152
LABOR
179
BIRTH
219
Epilogue
230
Acknowledgments 261
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