The Resource Girl meets God: : on the path to a spiritual life, Lauren F. Winner, (electronic resource)

Girl meets God: : on the path to a spiritual life, Lauren F. Winner, (electronic resource)

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Girl meets God: : on the path to a spiritual life
Title
Girl meets God:
Title remainder
on the path to a spiritual life
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Lauren F. Winner
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eng
Summary
Like most of us, Lauren Winner wants something to believe in. The child of a reform Jewish father and a lapsed Southern Baptist mother, she chose to become an Orthodox Jew. But as she faithfully observes the Sabbath rituals and studies Jewish laws, she finds herself increasingly drawn to Christianity. Taking a courageous step, she leaves behind what she loves and converts. Now the even harder part: How does one reinvent a religious self? How does one embrace the new without abandoning the old? How does a convert become spiritually whole. In GIRL MEETS GOD, this appealingly honest young woman takes us through a year in her search for a religious identity. Despite her conversion, she finds that her world is still shaped by her Jewish experiences. Even as she rejoices in the holy days of the Christian calendar, she mourns the Jewish rituals she still holds dear. Attempting to reconcile the two sides of her religious self, Winner applies the lessons of Judaism to the teachings of the New Testament, hosts a Christian seder, and struggles to fit her Orthodox friends into her new religious life. Ultimately she learns that faith takes practice and belief is an ongoing challenge. Like Anne Lamott's, Winner's journey to Christendom is bumpy, but it is the rocky path itself that makes her a perfect guide to exploring spirituality in today's complicated world. Her engaging approach to religion in the twenty-first century is illuminating, thought-provoking, and most certainly controversial
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Midwest
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Winner, Lauren F
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248.2/46/092
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non fiction
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  • Winner, Lauren F
  • Christian converts from Judaism
  • Anglican converts
  • Electronic books
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adult
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Girl meets God: : on the path to a spiritual life, Lauren F. Winner, (electronic resource)
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https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11689322
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multicolored
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MWT11689322
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1 online resource
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  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Girl meets God: : on the path to a spiritual life, Lauren F. Winner, (electronic resource)
Link
https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11689322
Publication
Color
multicolored
Control code
MWT11689322
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Publisher number
MWT11689322
Specific material designation
remote
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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