What happens when you take a wide-eyed preacher's daughter from Texas "across the pond" to the multicultural lawns of Oxford? With winsome honesty, Andrea Lucado relives the year she spent navigating the Thames river, romantic relationships, the university's atheist society, and a coffee-less Lent---and searched for answers to the universal questions of identity and belief. 240 pages, hardcover from Waterbrook.
The Questions Would Teach Her More Than the Answers
It wasnt long after arriving in Oxford for graduate school that twenty-two-year-old Andrea Lucado preachers daughter from Texas - faced not only culture shock, a severe lack of coffee, but also some unexpected hard questions: Who am I? Who is God? Why do I believe what I believe?
"So many nights in Oxford, I felt like the details of my faiths were getting fuzzier. Nights turned restless with the questions and the thoughts. I questioned Gods existence and the doubt, it was getting into my bones…."
In this engaging memoir, Andrea speaks to all of us who wrestle with faith, doubt, and spiritual identity. Join Andrea as she navigates the Thames River, the Oxford Atheist Society, romance in ancient pubsand a new perspective on who God is. As Andrea learned, sometimes it takes letting go of old ideas to discover lasting truth.
The church wasnt just a part of Andrea Lucados childhood. It was her childhood. It provided more than happy moments. It provided an invitation to know Jesus.
When Andrea arrived in England the year after she graduated from college, she expected to meet God there. What she didnt expect was that God would be much bigger than she knew.
In English Lessons, Andrea takes us through the roads of England and the paths of the soul. Here she explores the journey of a changing faith and an unchanging Godand why growing up starts with realizing just how small we are.
Andrea Lucado is a freelance writer based in Nashville, Tennessee. The daughter of bestselling author and pastor Max Lucado, she inherited an obsession with words and their arrangement. She has a masters degree in English Literature from Oxford-Brookes University and contributes regularly to online and print publications such as Relevant magazine and She Reads Truth. When she is not conducting interviews or writing stories, you can find her laughing with friends at a coffee shop or running in the hills of Nashville.
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