A Stone for a Pillow by Madeleine L’Engle audiobook

A Stone for a Pillow: Journeys with Jacob

By Madeleine L’Engle , with Rachel Held Evans
Read by Pamela Almand

Brilliance Audio

The Genesis Trilogy: Book 2

Unabridged

Format: Library CD (In Stock)
  • ISBN: 9781543629521

  • ISBN: 9781543629521

Runtime: 8.66 Hours
Category: Nonfiction/Religion
Audience: Adult
Language: English

Summary

Summary

This classic work of spirituality from the author of A Wrinkle in Time offers life-transforming insights on the rich heritage of the Bible and shows how the characters of this ancient text are relevant for living the good life now.

In this book for the curious, spiritual seeker, Madeleine L’Engle offers relevant lessons drawn from the life of Jacob from the Old Testament. Here, the son of Isaac becomes a spiritual companion to L’Engle, equipping her to deal with earthly and psychological struggles. Throughout her journey, L’Engle offers contemporary answers to questions that burden modern day readers and believers.

With her customary fearlessness and candor, she broaches such topics as the significance of angels, redemption, sexual identity, forgiveness, and the seemingly constant conflict between good and evil.

Madeleine L’Engle possesses the same ambidextrous skill of storytelling as other literary giants, including C. S. Lewis and George MacDonald. Her fictional stories appeal to generations of readers, and are equally embraced in both the secular and religious markets. But, it is her ability in her nonfiction to engage with the historical text of the Bible through a dynamic unpacking of protagonists, antagonists, and matters of faith that establishes the Genesis Trilogy as a highly treasured collection of spiritual writings. A Stone for a Pillow acts as a compass for those traveling through the tumultuous landscape of faith in our cynical and divisive modern culture.

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Author Bio: Madeleine L’Engle

Author Bio: Madeleine L’Engle

Madeleine L’Engle (1918–2007) is the author of many books for children and adults. She is perhaps best known for the Time Quintet, especially A Wrinkle in Time, which won a Newbery Medal, and her books featuring the Austin family, including the Newbery Honor Book A Ring of Endless Light.

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Author Bio: Madeleine L'Engle

Author Bio: Madeleine L'Engle Madeleine L'Engle (1918–2007) was born in New York City and attended Smith College. She wrote more than 60 books, the most famous of which is A Wrinkle In Time (1962), winner of the Newbery Award in 1963. She also wrote the famous series featuring the Austin family, beginning with the novel Meet The Austins (1960). L'Engle revisited the Austins four more times over the next three decades, concluding with Troubling a Star in 1994. The story of the Austins had some autobiographical elements, mirroring Madeleine's life and the life of her family.

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Available Formats : CD, Library CD
Category: Nonfiction/Religion
Runtime: 8.66
Audience: Adult
Language: English