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Our Fractured Wholeness

  • By Diana Ventura
Born with cerebral palsy, Diana Ventura has known brokenness her entire life. Through telling her story, she shares what it means to live with and overcome brokenness of all kinds. As she reflects on her own experience and that of others, Diana offers understanding and insight. There is a mystical path through the landscape of suffering, she says, and those who travel it can find God and healing even in the midst of pain and sadness. Readers who join her on this journey of prayer and faith will be better equipped to meet the everyday challenges of living with brokenness with hope, dignity, and true love. ""From the first stunning sentence of this book, Diana Ventura invites us to listen to the voice of her body. Lean in close and prepare to be transformed. Her book is a testimony to the power of the incarnation ablaze in the life of the body."" --Stephanie Paulsell Harvard Divinity School ""Diana Ventura is a model of a theologian thinking through the most difficult issues of suffering and faith. I have known her work for several years and invite others to listen to her distinctive voice."" --David Tracy University of Chicago Divinity School DIANA VENTURA, currently a PhD student in Practical Theology and Spirituality at the Boston University School of Theology, is an ethical reviewer for New England Institutional Review Board and head of standardization for the Center for Biostatistics in AIDS Research at Harvard University. Contact information is available at

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  • Additional Details
    • SKU: 9781498212267
    • Manufacturer: Cascade Books
    • ISBN 13: 9781498212267
    • Publication Date: 01/01/2010
    • Format: Hardcover
    • Author: Diana Ventura
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