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Keeping House The Litany of Everyday Life

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ISBN-10: 1118782003

ISBN-13: 9781118782002

Edition: 2007

Authors: Margaret Kim Peterson

List price: $41.95
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Keeping House is a wide–ranging and witty exploration of the spiritual gifts that are gained when we take the time to care for hearth and home. With a fresh perspective, mother, wife, and teacher Margaret Kim Peterson examines the activities and attitudes of keeping house and making a home. Debunking the commonly held notion that keeping house is a waste of time or at best a hobby, Peterson uncovers the broader cultural and theological factors that make housekeeping an interesting and worthwhile discipline. She reveals how the seemingly ordinary tasks of folding laundry, buying groceries, cooking, making beds, and offering hospitality can be seen as spiritual practices that embody and…    
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Book details

List price: $41.95
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Australia, Limited
Publication date: 3/28/2007
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 192
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.44" tall
Weight: 0.638
Language: English

Margaret Kim Peterson (Ph.D. Duke University, Durham, North Carolina and M.Div. Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary, South Hamilton, Massachusetts) serves as associate professor of theology at Eastern University, St. Davids, Pennsylvania. She is the author of Sing Me to Heaven (Brazos, 2003) and Keeping House (Jossey Bass, 2007) as well as having written several articles and contributing chapters to books. She wrote a chapter for Women, Ministry and the Gospel (InterVarsity Press, 2007) as well as a section titled "Marriage" in the The IVP Women's Bible Commentary (InterVarsity Press, 2002).Peterson has given numerous lectures and offered courses at conferences, churches and universities on…