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This is a gentle book that draws on the example of the early church to stitch scripture and spirituality back together. Young, a renowned patristics scholar who recently retired from the University of Birmingham in England, argues for the intellectual and spiritual validity of ancient Christian biblical interpretation. Through reflection on hymnody and her own life of faith, especially as a mother of a disabled adult son, she explores how we are called not just to talk about the Bible, but to live into it.


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