By Cynthia Briggs Kittredge
"Terse, teasing, quixotic, discomfiting, needling away at brain and mind's eye, Cynthia Kittredge's poems replicate the traits of Mark's Gospel. analyzing them singly, or as a complete series, invitations the reader into disconcerting perplexity and opaqueness, but bargains the chance of cleansed seeing, dazzling angles of imaginative and prescient, renewed and extra dicy faith."
--Nicola Slee, writer of Praying Like a Woman
"Buy this ebook! you are going to maintain those poems shut handy, returning to them repeatedly. learn the full Gospel of Mark--aloud--without distraction of units and tasks. Do it back. Then learn a few of these poems--again undistracted via devices--and in another quiet time learn extra, or an identical ones, back. Kittredge will lead you into immersion within the Gospel, into probing, confusing, wondering, clean encounters, flashes of recent perception. . . . operating during the Gospel with the provocation of those poems should be a continual strategy: revealing and unveiling."
--Richard Horsley, writer of listening to the entire Story
Cynthia Briggs Kittredge is Dean, President, and Professor of recent testomony at Seminary of the Southwest. She is the writer of Community and Authority and Conversations with Scripture: The Gospel of John. She is coeditor of the Fortress statement at the New Testament.
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A Lot of the Way Trees Were Walking: Poems from the Gospel of Mark by Cynthia Briggs Kittredge