Connecting...disconnecting...reconnecting...so goes the ageless pattern of relationship. Using the lively lens of midrash to revisit biblical stories - where people notoriously had their share of disconnections with each other and with God - Brakeman imaginatively uncovers the mysterious ways God is present in all our relationships. Includes six relationship studies: Mother and daughter (Herodias and Salome), Marriage (Adam and Eve), Friendship between a woman and a man (Esther and the palace eunuch), Mother and son (Mary and Jesus), Friendship between two men (David and Jonathan), a woman's group (the women at Jesus' tomb). Includes commentary and questions for reflection or discussion at the end of each chapter that adds a rich dimension for individual or group use.
Publisher: Augsburg Fortress