Bex's Reviews > Wearing God: Clothing, Laughter, Fire, and Other Overlooked Ways of Meeting God
Wearing God: Clothing, Laughter, Fire, and Other Overlooked Ways of Meeting God
Dec 15, 2019
I was given this book when I was first diagnosed with cancer, but my brain didn’t seem to be able to cope with much more than fluffy fiction. This book, however, I think would have been very readable then and I’ve really enjoyed working my way through it (so much that I’ve forgotten much of the start) - thinking through metaphors and the ordinary items of everyday as ways of encountering God - from clothing, to food, to God as a ‘woman in labour’ - a deeply uncomfortable and unexpected images but then so is they crucifixion’ where God connected with me. Also liked the style of the author that we are journeying along with them in their reflections rather than them being the all-knowing - including at the end when she reflects upon the work she does in women’s prisons, mostly with those who have found ‘ways’ to survive abuse. Lots of chew over ...
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October 21, 2019 – Started Reading
October 21, 2019 – Shelved
December 15, 2019 – Finished Reading