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In Praying through Poetry Rosenthal offers stark images of violence and a way to maintain the hope of our faith in violent times.

Praying Through Poetry: Hope for Violent Times. But Miller (and Rosenthal, who closed her more academically oriented "The Poets' Jesus" with Miller, as she opens with her here) is arguing silence not for its own sake only, but to lead us to an encounter beyond silence too. Another taking to the tongue (or pen) of the word drawn from a listening encounter is presented in the half-dozen pages given over to the third Sunday of Lent, which opens (as does each of the book's ten chapters) with the gospel reading for the week, this time of a woman drawing water from a well for Jesus.

Peggy Rosenthal February 20, 2012. The Back Chamberby By Donald HallHoughton Mifflin Harcourt. Death haunts this book. Primarily it is the death of Hall’s wife, the poet Jane Kenyon, in 1995, when she was only 48. His grief for her permeates the poems. Interwoven with this devastating loss is Hall’s heightened awareness of the nearness of his own death and of the physical and mental losses that come with aging. Typical is this image of himself from the book’s closing poem, Green Farmhouse Chairs : fantasizing a Jane who had not died, he writes that She looks after him as he shuffles/ into a bent and shriveled other.

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Peggy Rosenthal has a doctorate in literature and is co-founder of the . She has published widely on poetry and religion, including The Poets’ Jesus (2000) and Praying through Poetry: Hope for Violent Times (2003).

Peggy Rosenthal has a doctorate in literature and is co-founder of the nationwide ministry Poetry Retreats.

Peggy Rosenthal has a PhD in Literature and has published many books and articles on spirituality and the arts, including Praying through Poetry. She is the director of Poetry Retreats, a nationwide arts ministry, and blogs on spirituality and the arts for Image journal. And, yes, she is a daily knitter.

Magazine article The Christian Century. ART CAN BRING together those parts of us which exist in dread and those which have the surviving sense of a possible happiness, collectivity, community, a loss of isolation," wrote the American poet Adrienne Rich. Magazine article The Christian Century.

Inspired by September 11, 2001, and events following, this book is meant to help us find hope in the violent times in which we live through praying with poetry.
Praying Through Poetry: Hope for Violent Times download epub
Poetry
Author: Peggy Rosenthal
ISBN: 0867165200
Category: Literature & Fiction
Subcategory: Poetry
Language: English
Publisher: Franciscan Media (July 2003)
Pages: 83 pages