- Author:Suzanne Strempek Shea
- Publisher:Beacon Press; First Edition, 1st Printing edition (April 1, 2008)
- Pages:324 pages
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'Sundays in America is unlike any other book you’ll ever read.
'Sundays in America is unlike any other book you’ll ever read. While born and raised Roman Catholic, Suzanne Shea invites us to accompany her on a yearlong pilgrimage of weekly services in non-Catholic Christian churches. Her book is remarkable! Readers accompany Shea on each leg of her journey: from a rousing Baptist service in Harlem to a chapel at Denver International Airport. Stops in between include a silent Quaker service in Philadelphia, and a visit to Joel Osteen's megachurch in Houston.
Sundays in America book. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. When Pope John Paul II died, Suzanne Strempek Shea, who had not.
When Pope John Paul II died, Suzanne Strempek Shea, who had not been an active member of a church community for .
When Pope John Paul II died, Suzanne Strempek Shea, who had not been an active member of a church community for some years. I'm not arguing that Suzanne Strempek Shea claims Mark Twain, Walt Whitman or Jack Kerouac status with this book - but she's a fascinating memoirist in that noble tradition. This book takes us from New York to Hawaii - and from Texas to the last holdout of Shaker worship in Maine. Truth be told - I didn't have time for this book, but I opened the morning mail and was lost for the next 2 hours! I kept coming back to this book, again and again, as a first choice among a stack of urgent reading.
Sundays in America does for us what most of us cannot do for ourselves: it puts us in the pews of dozens of churches all across America as. .I can think of no better companion on a spiritual journey than Suzanne Strempek Shea.
Sundays in America does for us what most of us cannot do for ourselves: it puts us in the pews of dozens of churches all across America as an 'inside outsider' to contemporary Christianity. This book is for anyone looking to understand, evaluate, or reignite their Christian faith through the prism of curiosity and the spirit of exploration.
Home Browse Books Book details, Sundays in America: A Yearlong Road Trip i.By Suzanne Strempek Shea. When Pope John Paul II died, Suzanne Strempek Shea, who had not been an active member of a church community for some years, recognized in his mourners a faith-filled passion that she longed to recapture in her own life. So she set out on a pilgrimage to visit a different church every Sunday for one year-a journey that would take her through the broad spectrum of contemporary Protestant Christianity practiced in this country.
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Suzanne Strempek Shea is a master storyteller whose non-fiction is as creative and imaginative as her novels. Sundays in America" is not only a wonderful book, it is a soulful pilgrimage that lifts you up, causes you reflect, makes you laugh, moves you to tears, even leads you to pray. I was eagerly looking forward to reading this book and it lived up to my expectations. The idea of visiting one church a week for a year is daunting, considering the preparation and travel involved.
In her book Sundays in America, Suzanne Strempek Shea discusses a yearlong pilgrimage, during which she . That revelation inspired a yearlong pilgrimage: Shea decided to visit a different Christian church every Sunday for a year, beginning on an Easter Sunday.
In her book Sundays in America, Suzanne Strempek Shea discusses a yearlong pilgrimage, during which she visited a different Christian church every Sunday. The journey took her from her New England home to the West Coast to the Deep South to the Midwest. In her new book, Sundays in America, Shea chronicles her journey, which took her through the broad spectrum of contemporary Christianity, from her New England home to the West Coast to the Deep South to the Midwest.
At the end of the year, Suzanne Strempek Shea has been all over the map .
At the end of the year, Suzanne Strempek Shea has been all over the map, both literally (even visiting Hawaii) and in denominational terms. This book, detailing the author's visits during a yearlong journey, every weekend, to a different Christian church around the . Sundays in America is an essential guide for those seeking a new house for their worship as well as a colorful road trip for the armchair explorer, providing a vivid perspective on the practice and meaning of Christian faith as it is practiced throughout our land.