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But we still need to pay for servers and staff
But we still need to pay for servers and staff. Bridget Jones : not your average spiritual sage - The confessions of a neurotic diary-keeper - Why telling our stories is a spiritual act - Real feminists don't wear pink-or do they?
Start by marking Becoming a Goddess of Inner Poise: Spirituality . I had high hopes for this book
Start by marking Becoming a Goddess of Inner Poise: Spirituality for the Bridget Jones in All of Us as Want to Read: Want to Read savin. ant to Read. Oct 28, 2008 Carrie rated it it was ok. I had high hopes for this book. First, I hoped it would justify my affinity for chick lit, requiring that I continue reading the gems of this genre). Next, I like Freitas' work, so I expected better. I was disappointed-it was v. hard to get into the Bridget-speak (v. annoying).
Professor of spirituality and religion Donna Freitas has given credence to pop culture and women's spirituality. Using a ritual model, Freitas expands on the idea that, within the boundaries of traditional organized religion, women have not been allowed to speak about the divine from the perspectives of their life experiences. Freitas views Chick Lit as a viable tool of spiritual-quest chronicle and sees personal storytelling as a spiritual act and.
Donna Freitas (pronounced FRAY-tus) (born 1972) is a scholar, teacher, writer, and author of fiction and non-fiction for both adults and teenagers
Donna Freitas (pronounced FRAY-tus) (born 1972) is a scholar, teacher, writer, and author of fiction and non-fiction for both adults and teenagers. Born in Rhode Island, the most Catholic state in the United States, Freitas's Catholic religion and spirituality inform much of her writing. Her writing also addresses sexuality, consent, and college campus culture.
Donna Freitas discusses religion by embracing the taboo topics within this arena. Published by Thriftbooks. com User, 14 years ago. Becoming a Goddess of Inner Poise is a great read for any woman who strugles with the Christain tradition or simply spiritualy in the 21st century. She makes clear that to be spiritual and/or religious, an individual does not need to be ashamed of the very aspects that make us all human. Donna Freitas uses her extremely diverse sources from the women Christian mystics to Bridget Jones to provide women today with a viable spiritual path. A must have for anyone lacking in their spiritual department.
But spirituality books have had little to say to the Bridget Jones crowd until now. Author Donna Freitas has her finger on the pulse of the spiritual issues that most concern todays young women. Becoming a Goddess of Inner Poise explores eleven themes (career, love, body-image, biological clock, and beyond) that parallel most womens spiritual journeys. Using the experiences of Bridget Jones and other popular heroines from books, movies, and TV, Freitas illustrates how our life choices can have a profoundly spiritual dimension, giving young women a new model for their spiritual journey, rooted.
Book DescriptionToday’s young women are smart, educated, career-oriented, and maybe a little bit .
Book DescriptionToday’s young women are smart, educated, career-oriented, and maybe a little bit fashion-obsessed. So where does the spiritual life fit in? With InStyle magazine on one nightstand, and Julian of Norwich on the other, author Donna Freitas. Drawing on the stories of popular heroines such as Bridget Jones and Carrie Bradshaw, Becoming a Goddess of Inner Poise illustrates how our life choices can have a profoundly spiritual dimension-in the bedroom, the boardroom, the beach, and at Barney’s. Freitas combines wisdom from a variety of spiritual traditions and with a generous dash of humor, giving modern women a new model for the spiritual journey.
Becoming a Goddess of Inner Poise. 1 2 3 4 5. Want to Read. Are you sure you want to remove Becoming a Goddess of Inner Poise from your list? Becoming a Goddess of Inner Poise. Spirituality for the Bridget Jones in All of Us. by Donna Freitas. Published October 4, 2004 by Jossey-Bass. You mean that writing in a journal has something to do with spirituality?" a thirty-something Singleton friend asks me over coffee one day. The Physical Object.
Donna Freitas biography: Donna Freitas has been a professor at Boston University in the Department of Religion .
Donna Freitas biography: Donna Freitas has been a professor at Boston University in the Department of Religion and also at Hofstra University in their. Her books also include Becoming a Goddess of Inner Poise: Spirituality for the Bridget Jones in All of Us and Save the Date: A Spirituality of Dating, Love, Dinner & the Divine. Born in Rhode Island where The Possibilities of Sainthood is set, Donna received her P. in Religion from Catholic University, and she's a non-resident senior fellow at Education Sector, a think-tank in Washington, DC. She splits her time between Brooklyn and Barcelona. Books by this author.
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