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One Day I Wrote Back

One Day I Wrote Back

Interacting with Scripture Through Creative Writing  

by Jane Herring
Paperback
Creativity Spiritual Practice Young Adults Youth

Do you struggle to relate the Bible to your daily life? Jane Herring wrestled with the contradictions, puzzling stories, and difficult sayings in scripture—until she discovered the power of interacting with them.

Herring guides you to talk back to those scripture passages you don't understand. Ask questions, explore your life, plead, praise, and ponder. She provides simple, practical tools for beginning and experienced writers. A perfect resource for individuals, small groups, and retreats.

Length of study: 6 weeks. Includes Leader's Guide.

Format: Paperback
ISBN: 978-0-8358-1375-4
Publisher: The Upper Room
Imprint: Upper Room Books
Publication Date: 03/01/2015
Pages: 96
Dimensions: 8.0000 x 5.0000 x 0.2350

The Rev. Jane Herring is an author and ordained Presbyterian pastor. She holds an undergraduate degree in interdisciplinary studies on the use of creative writing with children in therapeutic settings from the University of Memphis, a Master of Fine Arts in creative writing from the University of Pittsburgh, and a Master of Divinity from the Divinity School at Vanderbilt University. Jane taught college literature courses for many years until answering a call to ministry in 2008. She and her family enjoy creating art, walking in the Tennessee hills, and listening to all sorts of music. Jane also leads contemplative retreats on prayer, meditation, and using writing in prayer and spiritual formation.

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