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Angry Conversations with God - Susan E. Isaacs

Angry Conversations with God

Paperback

Published: 7th March 2011
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Disillusioned, disenfranchised, and disinterested in anything churchy, Susan E. Isaacs knew of only one thing to do when she hit spiritual rock bottom at age 40. . . . She took God to couples counseling.
In this cuttingly poignant memoir, Susan E. Isaacs chronicles her rocky relationship with the Almighty--from early childhood to midlife crisis--and all the churches where she and God tried to make a home: Pentecostals, Slackers for Jesus, and the ´┐Żber-intellectuals who turned everything, including the weekly church announcements, into a three-point sermon. Casting herself as the neglected spouse, Susan faces her inner nag and the ridiculous expectations she put on God--some her own, and some from her "crazy in-laws" at church. Originally staged as a solo show in New York and Los Angeles, ANGRY CONVERSATIONS WITH GODis a cheeky, heartfelt memoir that, even at its most scandalous, is still an affirmation of faith.

"Funny, biting, earthy and brilliant." "Publishers Weekly"" "Funny, biting, earthy and brilliant."--Publishers Weekly "Susan's brilliant comic idea of taking God to couples therapy is a terrific framework for the story of her personal journey of faith."--Jim Gaffigan, actor and comedian "Face it, folks, the church is made up of messed-up people all trying to deal with life. I appreciate writers like Susan who creatively face their issues with honesty and humor. ANGRY CONVERSATIONS WITH GOD is a really fun read."--Tony Hale, actor "If King David were a woman, and were funny, he'd be Susan Isaacs. And the thing about this book is it surprises you. There are lines in it you won't see coming. You'll be handing this book to somebody else about a month from now thinking, Maybe this will help them understand me. You'll do that because it helped you understand yourself first."--Donald Miller, New York Times bestselling author of Blue Like Jazz "Funny, biting, earthy and brilliant." Publishers Weekly"

ISBN: 9780446555449
ISBN-10: 0446555444
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 256
Published: 7th March 2011
Publisher: Time Warner Trade Publishing
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 20.3 x 13.2  x 1.8
Weight (kg): 0.24