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Hope Deferred: Heart-Healing Reflections on Reproductive Loss

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Infertility affects nearly 6.1 million women and 2.1 million married couples in the United States. Additionally, 25 percent of women of childbearing age will experience a miscarriage and one in 80 pregnancies will end in a stillbirth. In Hope Deferred, we hear the voices of five female scholars from a variety of Christian denominations--Church of the Brethren, Disciples of ...more
Paperback, 129 pages
Published December 31st 2005 by Pilgrim Press (first published May 27th 2005)
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Aug 12, 2012 Erica rated it really liked it
I picked this book up quite a while ago, when several of my friends were dealing with many of the issues addressed. I felt it was very well done. The writers are very clear in that they are writing from their own experience, recognizing the limits inherent. Each essay enmeshes the personal experieince with an attempt to make some theological sense of the same. I thought four out of the five essays were very successful.

I appreciated the fact that the book touched upon the tendency in our culture
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