Walking on Water: Reflections on Faith and Art

Convergent Books. In this classic book, madeleine l'engle addresses the questions, to remain aware, readers will find themselves called to what the author views as the prime tasks of an artist: to listen, What does it mean to be a Christian artist? and What is the relationship between faith and art? Through L'Engle's beautiful and insightful essay, and to respond to creation through one's own art.

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A Circle of Quiet

This journal shares fruitful reflections on life and career prompted by the author's visit to her personal place of retreat near her country home.


Art and the Bible Ivp Classics

Art and the bible has been a foundational work for generations of Christians in the arts. With clarity and vigor, Schaeffer explains why "the Christian is the one whose imagination should fly beyond the stars. ". But the bible offers a robust affirmation of the arts. A christian should use these arts to the glory of God, not just as tracts, mind you, but as things of beauty to the praise of God.

Many christians, wary of creating graven images, have steered clear of artistic creativity. The lordship of christ should include an interest in the arts, " writes Francis Schaeffer. The human impulse to create reflects our being created in the image of a creator God. In this book's classic essays, francis Schaeffer first examines the scriptural record of the use of various art forms, and then establishes a Christian perspective on art.

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And It Was Good: Reflections on Beginnings The Genesis Trilogy

Her fictional stories appeal to generations of readers, and are equally embraced in both the secular and religious markets. Includes a new reader's guide. In the first book of her genesis trilogy, loving, beloved author Madeleine L'Engle casts long, and perceptive glances not only at the created universe but also at its Creator.

But it is her ability in her nonfiction to engage with the historical text of the Bible through a dynamic unpacking of protagonists, antagonists, and matters of faith that establishes The Genesis Trilogy as a highly treasured collection of spiritual writings. This special reissue of a classic work of spirituality from the author of A Wrinkle in Time offers life-transforming insights on the rich heritage of the Bible and shows how the characters of this ancient text are relevant for living the good life now.

L'engle often crafted stories that dealt with the complexities of the universe, navigating time and space, religion and science, with uncanny ease and insight. Convergent. Book #1 of The Genesis Trilogy. This skill--most famously demonstrated in a wrinkle in Time--is showcased in this nonfiction work, And It Was Good, through her ability to see the connection between Made and Maker at every level.

And it was good beautifully approaches both the biblical text and creation itself with an intelligence and sensitivity that appeals to all seekers looking for a fresh communion with God in the natural world. She examines the vast beauty, order, and complexity of our world with enthusiasm and reverence, illuminating the characteristics of God, the first poet.




A Light So Lovely: The Spiritual Legacy of Madeleine L'Engle, Author of A Wrinkle in Time

Convergent. Somewhere in the middle was a complex woman whose embrace of paradox has much to say to a new generation of readers today. A light so lovely paints a vivid portrait of this enigmatic icon's spiritual legacy, starting with her inner world and expanding into fresh reflections of her writing for readers today.

A vibrant, and the inspiring, this book pulls back the curtain to illuminate L'Engle's creative journey, her persevering faith, imaginative read, often unexpected ways these two forces converged. For anyone earnestly searching the space between sacred and secular, miracle and science, faith and art, come and find a kindred spirit and trusted guide in Madeleine - the Mrs Whatsit to our Meg Murry - as she sparks our imagination anew.

A light so lovely tells the story of the woman at the center of it all - her imagination, her faith, her pattern of defying categories, and what readers today can learn from her legacy. Bestselling and beloved author madeleine L'Engle, Newbery winner for A Wrinkle in Time, was known the world round for her imaginative spirit and stories.

Listen in on intimate interviews with l'engle's literary contemporaries such as Philip Yancey and Luci Shaw, and Sarah Bessey, L'Engle's granddaughter Charlotte Jones Voiklis, Nikki Grimes, and influential fans such as Makoto Fujimura, as they reveal new layers to the woman behind the stories we know and love.

. Madeleine l'engle's a wrinkle in time has captured the imagination of millions - from literary sensation to timeless classic and now a major motion picture starring Oprah Winfrey, Storm Reid, Reese Witherspoon, and Mindy Kaling. She was also known to spark controversy - too Christian for some, too unorthodox for others.




Glimpses of Grace: Daily Thoughts and Reflections

Convergent. With enduring power and resonance, each of these 366 rich selections speaks to the simple joys and sorrows of daily life and the deepest questions of the human heart and spirit, while reflecting the exhilarating artistry of one of the most spiritually alive and articulate storytellers of this century.

For half a century, touching millions of lives and earning a devoted readership with her award-winning fiction, Madeleine L'Engle has spun magic with words, candid reflections on her personal and family life and graceful meditations on faith. Chase has collected evocative passages and arranged them as daily readings that offer illuminating bits of wisdom, provocative insight, above all, and, engaging and intelligent daily inspiration.

Now, glimpses of grace captures the essence of L'Engle's literary gift in one unprecedented volume. Ranging freely throughout l'engle's remarkable lifework of more than 40 volumes of fiction and nonfiction, adventure stories, family dramas, autobiography and religious commentary, editor Carole P.


The Rock That Is Higher: Story as Truth

We are all strangers in a strange land, longing for home, but not quite knowing what or where home is. Convergent. Here she acknowledges universal human longings and considers how literature, Scripture, personal stories, and life experiences all point us toward our true home. It reminds us who we are and where we came from.

Story gives meaning and direction to our lives as we learn to see it as an affirmation of God’s love and truth–an acknowledgment of our longing for a rock in the midst of life’s wilderness. Drawing upon her own experiences, and selected narratives from Scripture, well-known tales in literature, Madeleine L’Engle gently leads the way into the glorious world of story in The Rock That Is Higher.

We glimpse it sometimes in our dreams, or as we turn a corner, and suddenly there is a strange, sweet familiarity that vanishes almost as soon as it comes… –Madeleine L’Engle, from The Rock That Is HigherStory captures our hearts and feeds our imaginations.


The Irrational Season The Crosswicks Journal, Book 3

This journal follows the church year from Advent to Advent, reflecting on its seasons and spiritual rhythms reflected in the life of the church and the author's own life. Convergent.


A Stone for a Pillow: Journeys with Jacob The Genesis Trilogy

With her customary fearlessness and candor, she broaches such topics as the significance of angels, forgiveness, sexual identity, redemption, and the seemingly constant conflict between good and evil. Madeleine l'engle possesses the same ambidextrous skill of storytelling as other literary giants, including C.

S. Convergent. Lewis and George MacDonald. Here, the son of isaac becomes a spiritual companion to L'Engle, equipping her to deal with earthly and psychological struggles. Throughout her journey, L'Engle offers contemporary answers to questions that burden modern day readers and believers. Convergent. Book #2 of The Genesis Trilogy.

Includes a new reader's guide. In this book for the curious, spiritual seeker, Madeleine L'Engle offers relevant lessons drawn from the life of Jacob from the Old Testament. But, antagonists, it is her ability in her nonfiction to engage with the historical text of the Bible through a dynamic unpacking of protagonists, and matters of faith that establishes the Genesis Trilogy as a highly treasured collection of spiritual writings.

Her fictional stories appeal to generations of readers, and are equally embraced in both the secular and religious markets. A stone for a pillow acts as a compass for those traveling through the tumultuous landscape of faith in our cynical and divisive modern culture. This special reissue of a classic work of spirituality from the author of A Wrinkle in Time offers life-transforming insights on the rich heritage of the Bible and shows how the characters of this ancient text are relevant for living the good life now.




Sold into Egypt: Journeys into Human Being The Genesis Trilogy

But it is her ability in her nonfiction work to engage with the historical text of the book of Genesis through a dynamic unpacking of protagonists, antagonists, and matters of faith that establishes the Genesis Trilogy as a highly treasured collection of spiritual writings. Her fictional stories appeal to generations of readers, and are equally embraced in both the secular and religious markets.

. Lewis and George MacDonald. Book #3 of the Genesis Trilogy. The wisdom, and insight of sold into Egypt offers readers practical advice on clinging to hope, gentleness, even in the midst of loss and disappointment. This special reissue of a classic work of spirituality from the author of A Wrinkle in Time offers life-transforming insights on the rich heritage of the Bible and shows how the characters of this ancient text are relevant for living the good life now.

These thoughtful meditations on obedience, education, forgiveness, politics, prophecy, and compassion are masterfully woven to bridge gaps of belief, and even faith. Convergent. Convergent. S. Includes a new reader's guide. Is joseph--the deserted son of jacob from the old testament--relevant in our modern age? For Madeleine L'Engle, tragedy, the answer is a resounding yes; not solely because Joseph is an important historical character, but primarily because his experiences of disenfranchisement, and profound betrayal resonate within our own society.




Culture Care: Reconnecting with Beauty for Our Common Life

Culture is not a territory to be won or lost but a resource we are called to steward with care. This is a book for artists, but artists come in many forms. It is a book for anyone with a passion for the arts, for supporters of the arts, and for "creative catalysts" who understand how much the culture we all share affects human thriving today and shapes the generations to come.

But we all have a responsibility to care for culture, to nurture it in ways that help people thrive. Convergent. Culture care includes a study guide for individual reflection or group discussion. Culture is a garden to be cultivated. Many bemoan the decay of culture. Convergent. In culture care artist makoto fujimura issues a call to cultural stewardship, creativity, in which we become generative and feed our culture's soul with beauty, and generosity.

Convergent. This book is for anyone with a desire or an artistic gift to reach across boundaries with understanding, reconciliation, and healing. Anyone with a calling to create―from visual artists, writers, pastors, musicians, and actors to entrepreneurs, and business professionals―will resonate with its message.

We serve others as cultural custodians of the future.