A fresh rendering of the Song of Songs that captures the passionate romance between Solomon and his bride! Fusing word and image, this intimate adaptation features Hawkins and Ashmore's vivid paraphrase of the biblical text paired with Ramon Deslauriers's evocative illustrations to create a joyous celebration of married love. 93 pages, hardcover from Regal.
"I breathe in the scent of your skin, breathe out the sound of your name . . ." The beauty of God-blessed sexuality is evoked on every page of this stunning gift book. In words and images inspired by the ancient poetry of King Solomon to his bride from the Song of Songs, the mystery of romantic love is explored and celebrated. Both ancient and yet relevant, the words of Solomon and his bride bridge the centuries between in their expression of the desire between a man and a woman in this modern adaptation. Lush illustrations by up-and-coming Seattle-based artist Ramon Deslauriers illuminate the text and make this book the perfect gift for Valentine's Day, weddings, and anniversaries. Although not graphic in words or images, this tasteful gift book is true to the original sensuality of the biblical text. This will be a cherished keepsake treasured by couples.
ALY HAWKINS and her husband, Bryan Ashmore, live, write, and make music in Southern California. Aly is the author of Shine: Beautiful Inside and Out, as well as numerous articles. Married for five years, Aly and Bryan are passionate about living at the intersection of faith, art, and culture.
Bryan Ashmore, and his wife, Aly Hawkins, live, write, and make music in Southern California. Bryan is a singer-songwriter. Married for five years, Bryan and Aly are passionate about living at the intersection of faith, art, and culture.
Ramon Deslauriers is president of the Seattle Art/Not Terminal Gallery, where he frequently shows his work. His artwork's signature quality is honesty, and he embraces the beauty of imperfection. Deslauriers's pieces have been lauded as "highly creative" with a "provocative mystical quality."