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Sarah Arthur

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Sarah Arthur is a fun-loving speaker and the author of numerous books, including "A Light So Lovely: The Spiritual Legacy of Madeleine L'Engle, author of A Wrinkle in Time" (Zondervan/HarperCollins, Aug 2018). Sarah specializes in the intersection of faith and literature, particularly the role of imagination & narrative in spiritual formation. Her first books were the bestselling, award-winning youth devotionals "Walking with Frodo: A Devotional Journey through The Lord of the Rings" and "Walking with Bilbo: A Devotional Adventure through The Hobbit" (Tyndale), followed by various devotional memoirs ("The One Year Daily Grind," "Mommy Time"). She also compiled and edited a series of literary guides to prayer with Paraclete Press ("At th ...more

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At the Still Point: A Liter...

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Hey friends, fans, & fellow readers,


I’m thrilled to announce my forthcoming book, A Light So Lovely: The Spiritual Legacy of Madeleine L’Engle, author of A Wrinkle in Time, which releases from Zondervan/HarperCollins on August 7, 2018. November 29 would’ve been Madeleine’s 100th birthday, so let’s get this (literary) party started!


Coming Aug 7, 2018!


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"I have been waiting for this book. I've read many books about "radical" faith practices and tried live them out, but it has definitely been harder in the eight years since we've had kids in the mix. And I keep asking the question--why aren't there..." Read more of this review »
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"This book is less about what new monasticism and its practices are than it is about what it looks like for the authors’ families to live out these practices together. In that sense, it is an honest, very human picture of self-denial, humility, and..." Read more of this review »
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“If only life were more on the scale of Orlando Bloom taking down the giant Oliphaunt in The Return of the King rather than the usual, tedious mall-crawl with the Abercrombie crowd! We often wish the daily grind held a greater resemblance to all those fantasy worlds we’ve come to love, don’t we? In our more desperate moments, we’re tempted to walk smack into pillars at subway stations, just to see if we end up at Platform Nine and Three-Quarters. And which of us, at some point in our not-so-distant childhood (yes, let’s be honest!), hasn’t pushed aside the coats in a closet, hoping to find an entrance to another world?”
Sarah Arthur, Walking Through the Wardrobe: A Devotional Quest Into the Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe

“And that’s what we’re truly longing for. On those weekends when we’re suddenly gripped with the urge to watch all three extended editions of The Lord of the Rings, what we really want, deep down inside (besides therapy), is the assurance that there is a realm someplace where evil has been conquered once and for all.”
Sarah Arthur, Walking Through the Wardrobe: A Devotional Quest Into the Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe

“The Lord is close to the brokenhearted; which means that if the rest of us want to get close to God, we seek them out-not because of what we could possible offer them, as if we're the spiritual first responders on the scene to save the day, but because we recognize how much they have to teach us about who God really is." -Quoted by Sarah Arthur, Author of The One Year Daily Grind.”
Sarah Arthur, The One Year Daily Grind

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83446 Hobbit Q&A with Sarah Arthur — 13 members — last activity Jan 06, 2013 01:14PM
The award-winning author of "Walking with Frodo" and "Walking with Bilbo" welcomes your questions about faith and literature as the Hobbit movie premi ...more
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New mom Sarah Arthur answers questions about her recent devotional memoir "Mommy Time: 90 Devotions for New Moms" (Tyndale House Publishers, April 201 ...more



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