Amen by Gretta Vosper
Signed copies of Gretta's newest book, Amen, are now available from West Hill for only $30.00 plus $15.00 shipping and handling (within Canada and the U.S.).
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What people are saying:
"I enormously admire this rising voice of new Christian possibiliites and I commend her penetrating insights into the new generation of spiritually aware and spiritually open people." -- John Shelby Spong
From the inside cover:
For many people, prayer is an essential part of their daily lives, connecting them with God, a force, or the universe, bringing them, among other things, assistance and protection. Prayer makes their lives more meaningful, and in that meaning their worlds make sense. They cannot imagine living without such an important facet of their lives, and as a result of their introspection, they live fuller, deeper lives and offer wider service to others.
Increasingly, however, prayer has become a tradition that has some meaning, but as ritual, not as a vehicle that delivers true significance for those who worship. Despite what it may have meant to previous generations, prayer now holds only a symbolic place in our busy lives and the deeper kinship with community is lost in the vestments of antiquated traditions.
In Amen, Gretta Vosper, United Church minister and author of the controversial bestseller With or Without God, offers us her deeply felt examination of worship beyond conventional prayer, a new tradition built on love and respect rather than on the rituals of ancient beliefs.