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For the love : fighting for grace in a world of impossible standards / Jen Hatmaker.

Hatmaker, Jen, (author.).

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Clymer Library System.
  • 2 of 2 copies available at Monroe County Libraries. (Show)

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Clymer Library 248.84 HAT (Text) 32596000486901 Adult Nonfiction Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780718031824
  • ISBN: 0718031822
  • Physical Description: xvii, 221 pages ; 22 cm
  • Publisher: Nashville, Tennessee : Nelson Books, an imprint of Thomas Nelson, [2015]

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 217-219).
Formatted Contents Note:
Part 1. Your very own self. Worst beam ever -- On turning forty -- On calling and Haitian moms -- Fashion concerns -- Run your race -- Not buying -- Tell the truth -- Thank-you notes (part 1) -- Part 2. All these people who live in your house. Hope for spicy families -- Surviving school -- Dear kids -- Marriage: Have fun and stuff -- Jesus kids -- Thank-you notes (part 2) -- Part 3. Friends, neighbors, strangers, and enemies. Supper club -- Porches as altars -- Quirky -- Difficult people -- Bonus supper club menu -- Thank-you notes (part 3) -- Part 4. Church, church people, not-church people, and God. Poverty tourism -- Dear church... -- If social media were around -- Thank-you notes (part 4) -- Dear Christians, please stop being lame -- On women.
Summary, etc.:
The majority of our joys, struggles, thrills, and heartbreaks relate to people, beginning first with ourselves and then the people we came from, married, birthed, live by, live for, go to church with, don't like, don't understand, fear, struggle with, compare ourselves to, and judge. People are the best and worst thing about the human life. Jen Hatmaker knows this all too well, and so she reveals how to practice kindness, grace, truthfulness, vision, and love to ourselves and those around us. By doing this, For the Love leads our generation to reimagine Jesus' grace as a way of life, and it does it in a funny yet profound manner that Christian readers will love. Along the way, Hatmaker shows readers how to reclaim their prophetic voices and become Good News again to a hurting, polarized world.
Subject: Hatmaker, Jen > Family.
Women > Religious life > Christianity.
Perfectionism (Personality trait) > Religious aspects.
Interpersonal relations > Religious aspects.
Motherhood > Religious aspects.
Christian women.
Christian life.

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