The Sewing Room

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A mother, grandmother, and among the first women ordained to the Episcopal priesthood, Barbara Crafton presents a splendid collection of essays about sewing machines and the passage of time; about the extremities of life in homeless shelters and AIDS clinics--and, not least, about the conflicts most of us encounter every day.

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Spiritual embroidery on everyday themes, with the accent on love and compassion. Crafton serves as a vicar at Seamen's Church Institute, a prominent N.Y.C. human-service establishment. Her claim to ... Read full review

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Crafton is a pioneering female Episcopal minister currently on staff at the Seaman's Church Institute in New York City, Her ministry has ranged from comfortable suburbs to large urban parishes and then onto the waterfront. Read full review

Contents

THE SEWING ROOM
1
THE QUICK AND THE DEAD
7
SNAKES OF THREE GENERATIONS
15
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About the author (1993)

Barbara Cawthorne Crafton, an Episcopal priest, is a popular preacher, retreat leader, and writer. Her articles and reviews have appeared in the New York Times, Reader's Digest, Episcopal Life, and other publications. She is the author of many books, including Let Every Heart Prepare, Some Things You Just Have to Live With, and The Sewing Room. She lives in New Jersey.

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