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Anger: Minding Your Passion

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As people of faith, we might think we aren't supposed lose our cool. Maybe we should be above such a petty emotion. But we're also human, and humans sometimes shave every right tot get good and mad. The authors in this collection reassure us that anger is a natural passion. It's how we express our anger and where we allow it to lead us that matter.

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Overview

As people of faith, we might think we aren't supposed lose our cool. Maybe we should be above such a petty emotion. But we're also human, and humans sometimes shave every right tot get good and mad. The authors in this collection reassure us that anger is a natural passion. It's how we express our anger and where we allow it to lead us that matter.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781935205074
  • Publisher: Upper Room Books
  • Publication date: 3/1/2010
  • Pages: 92
  • Product dimensions: 5.50 (w) x 6.10 (h) x 0.30 (d)

Table of Contents

Introduction Amy Lyles Wilson 7

First Things First Thich Nhat Hanh 11

Letting Go L. Cecile Adams 13

Anger Frederick Buechner 15

The Responsibility of Rage Howard Thurman 17

Just As I Am Madeleine L'Engle 19

When Memory Speaks Renita J. Weems 21

Acceptance Garret Keizer 23

Take a Breath Gordon Peerman 27

A Motivating Force Sue Monk Kidd 33

Let's Not Look Back James Thurber 37

Dear Enemies? Marilyn Chandler McEntyre 39

Making Room Flora Slosson Wuellner 47

The Gift of Anger Ruth Woodliff-Stanley 51

Instead of Revenge Kathleen Fischer 59

Analyzing Anger Roberta C. Bondi 61

A Masculine Perspective Kent Ira Groff 65

Holy Anger Susan Gregg-Schroeder 73

The Art of Essential Frustration Karla M. Kincannon 79

Suggestions for Handling Anger in Your Life 85

Notes 89

Contributors 91

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