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Grace Is Where I Live: Writing as a Christian Vocation

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John Leax has written a book for beginning as well as experienced writers. It's his testimony about writing, along with the testimony of other writers. Leax writes out of a Christian worldview and gives reasons for a vocation some might believe is a fruitless endeavor--creative writing.
Paperback, 152 pages
Published July 1st 1996 by Baker Publishing Group (MI) (first published May 1993)
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Aug 09, 2011 Matthew rated it liked it
A quiet, contemplative work, discussing the place of the Writer in his faith, faith's role in his writing, and the writers place in this world as much a part of it as "apart from it", reconciling the creative urge with the faith that drives it.

Having had Professor Leax as my instructor in several classes, I of course imagine him reading this collection of essays and poems, hearing his voice speaking these words to us.

Five stars, though I am biased.
Jun 26, 2011 Stephanie rated it liked it
This book was an enjoyable read. It was a reflective story of the author's overall personal journey into writing as his vocation. It does not cover logistics of writing or tips for writing as a vocation or Christian vocation.
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