"A rich resource for any who seek to understand their own life-journey more fully and deeply." -- Marcus Borg, author of Meeting Jesus Again for the First Time and The Heart of Christianity, November 2005.
"A stunning and perceptive book!" -- John Shelby Spong, author of The Sins of Scripture: Exposing the Bibles Texts of Hate to Reveal the God of Love, November 2005
"Allows me, a Jewish reader, to learn from a great spiritual leader who has been historically off-limits to Jews." -- Rabbi Bruce Bromberg Seltzer, Chaplain, Smith College; Religious Advisor, Amherst College; and Director, Smith/Amherst Hillel, November 2005
"Offers courageous, poetic, and profound understanding of humanity's brokenness and isolation, and our potentials for healing and wholeness." -- Amy-Jill Levine, E. Rhodes and Leona B. Carpenter Professor of New Testament Studies, Vanderbilt University Divinity School and Graduate Department of Religion
"Powerful nourishment for lives of integrity, faith and work in our own day." -- Edwin M. Yoder Jr., Pulitzer Prizewinning writer and editor; author of Telling Others What to Think: Recollections of a Pundit. November 2005
About the Author
Caren Goldman, author of Healing Words For The Body,Mind And Spirit: 101 Words to Inspire and Affirm, regularly contributes to Spirituality and Health and other national magazines. She is an associate editor of Bible Workbench, does conflict resolution consulting with congregations and non-profits, and leads seminars and retreats nationwide. She lives in Massachusetts. William Dols, an Episcopal priest, has his PhD in biblical studies and psychology from Graduate Theological Union and University of California Berkeley. He is the author of Just Because It Didn't Happen: Sermons and Prayers As Story, creator and editor of the Bible Workbench, an acclaimed preacher, and a popular retreat and seminar leader. He lives in Virginia.