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Invincible Spirits: A Thousand Years of Women's Spiritual Writings

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Evelyn Underhill has said that "every religion looks for, and most have possessed, some revealer of the Spirit." In Invincible Spirits Felicity Leng presents wise, inspiring words from brilliant women who have been the revealers of their times. Many silent and forgotten voices throughout history come back to life in this sparkling collection of spiritual writings.

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Paperback, 224 pages
Published February 1st 2007 by Eerdmans (first published April 30th 2006)
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Mimi
This is usually the type of book that I'd read a page or two at a time, but the dear friend who gave me this book is waiting to read it, so I read it cover to cover.
Like any anthology, there are stronger pieces than others, but I enjoyed the wide variety of women included (Katherine Parr, Anne Askew, St. Edith Stein, Simone Weil, St. Julian of Norwich, for example) and the way the quotes were arranged by topic was really wonderful.
One that I know I will return to and read a page or two at a time
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Susan Roach
A good read in that the spiritual writings span centuries of time. However, a challenge to follow at times because of the nature of the writings themselves. Enjoyed it just the same.
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Apr 15, 2015 Elisha rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
She didn't explain in enough detail who each of the women were, or why they were chosen to be included.
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