A Lot of the Way Trees Were Walking: Poems from the Gospel by Cynthia Briggs Kittredge

By Cynthia Briggs Kittredge

This cycle of poems travels the trail of the Gospel of Mark, rereading and retelling the tale, flashing again and looking ahead to, studying from strange vantage issues, flowing with the author's viewpoint and rowing opposed to it. Crossing the genres of poetry and biblical interpretation, the poems themselves turn into the way to adventure the Gospel of Mark.

"Terse, teasing, quixotic, discomfiting, needling away at brain and mind's eye, Cynthia Kittredge's poems replicate the features of Mark's Gospel. studying them singly, or as an entire series, invitations the reader into disconcerting perplexity and opaqueness, but bargains the chance of cleansed seeing, spectacular angles of imaginative and prescient, renewed and extra dicy faith."
--Nicola Slee, writer of Praying Like a Woman

"Buy this e-book! you'll maintain those poems shut to hand, returning to them many times. learn the full Gospel of Mark--aloud--without distraction of units and tasks. Do it back. Then learn a few of these poems--again undistracted via devices--and in another quiet time learn extra, or an identical ones, back. Kittredge will lead you into immersion within the Gospel, into probing, complicated, wondering, clean encounters, flashes of latest perception. . . . operating in the course of the Gospel with the provocation of those poems may be a continual technique: revealing and unveiling."
--Richard Horsley, writer of listening to the entire Story

Cynthia Briggs Kittredge is Dean, President, and Professor of latest testomony at Seminary of the Southwest. She is the writer of Community and Authority and Conversations with Scripture: The Gospel of John. She is coeditor of the Fortress remark at the New Testament.

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