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Susan L. Miller

Communion of Saints: Poems

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This collection of poems explores the saints of the church’s history andcontemporary persons who embody something of their charism. Three sections are arranged around the themes of the three “theological virtues”:
— Faith, portrayed as a source of strength in times of trial
— Hope, the darkest in the book, dealing with matters of the body’s frailty, illness, social discrimination, and the search for a way to live within the constraints of society
— Love, offering a panoply of outward-looking characters who give to others in radical or personal ways

The volume ends with a cycle of Franciscan poems that offer a model for the Christian life, not simply in terms of individual moments but also as a complete life-cycle of practice and prayer.

Listen to the author read her poem: The Angel of Conscience

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Writer

Susan L. Miller

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Paperback

ISBN

9781612618586