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|Named Person:||Nadia Bolz-Weber|
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|Description:||xviii, 206 pages ; 24 cm|
|Contents:||Fall 2005 --
The rowing team --
God's aunt --
Albion Babylon --
La femme Nadia --
Thanks, ELCA! --
Hurricanes and humiliation --
I didn't call you for this truth bullshit --
Clinical pastoral education --
Eunuchs and hermaphrodites --
Cotton candy --
Pirate Christian --
The Haitian Stations of the Cross --
Demons and snow angels --
Doormats and wrinkled vestments --
Ghosts in the Kingdom of Heaven --
Dirty fingernails --
The wrong kind of different --
He's a fuck-up, but he's our fuck-up --
Beer & hymns.
Bolz-Weber reclaims the term "pastrix," used by some Christians who refuse to recognize female pastors. Heavily tattooed and loud-mouthed, a former stand-up comic, Bolz-Weber sure as hell didn't consider herself to be religious leader material-- until the day she ended up leading a friend's funeral, surrounded by fellow alcoholics, depressives, and cynics. She realized: these were her people. Maybe she was meant to be their pastor.
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