The Province of Joy: Praying with Flannery O'Connor
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Flannery O'Connor is widely regarded as one of the most important twentieth-century American writers of fiction. But she also read widely on prayer and prayed daily. Her correspondence, essays, and stories, it turns out, are full of references to prayer and her ideas about it. This unique "Book of Hours" is modeled on the spiritual life and prayer practices of one of our most interesting writers.

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Format: Paperback
Number of Pages: 155
Vendor: Paraclete Press
Publication Date: 2012
Dimensions: 7.99 X 5.46 (inches)
ISBN: 1557257035
ISBN-13: 9781557257031

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Publisher's Description

"Like a beautiful quilt, Province of Joy is a deeply loving, imaginative work of art and faith." - Elizabeth A. Johnson

 This unique "Book of Hours" is modeled on the spiritual life and prayer practices of one of our most interesting writers.

"Flannery O’Connor’s stories help us see grace in the most difficult of circumstances. O’Donnell artfully combines selections from her writings with daily prayers and readings for something wonderful: a prayer book that is old and new, timely and timeless, comforting and provocative."
- James Martin, SJ, author of Between Heaven and Mirth

Author Bio

Angela Alaimo O’Donnell is a poet and professor at Fordham University where she teaches English, Creative Writing, and American Catholic Studies. Her poems, essays and reviews have appeared in America, Commonweal, and Christianity and Literature. O’Donnell lives with her husband in Bronxville, New York.

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