meditations call us to enter the whirl of our desires.
With wit and passion, Jeff Gundy investigates our deep
roots of longingfor God and the other. He offers an
unforgettable ride. In a voice both brave and tender he
carries us through rain-streaked darkness and suns
glare towards love, towards those who call us to
bring yourself home.
I dont know
how long its been since Ive read a book in
which the author seemed to be so constantly in motion, so
restless in his insatiable curiousity. How very
attractive I find that, especially when it comes borne on
genuine humility and unaffected generosity. This is a
The power of Jeff
Gundys Rhapsody with Dark Matter stems
from a distinctive tension, where irony of the old
sortwith its attending terrors of faith
confrontedis met with the wink (and the strength)
of latter-day knowledge. Here are love poms, tracts on
faith and doubt, paeans to the family memory, and yes,
essays on Gospel Hour Radio, where the likes of Albert
Einstein and John Wooden may coexist on the same sturdy
line. This Midwestern rhapsode, Jeff Gundy, possesses and
ancient lyric touch but also, delightfully, a sharp
Shelving: Poetry; Anabaptist-Mennonite literature
The Author: Jeff Gundys earlier books include Inquiries (Bottom Dog), Flatlands (Cleveland State), poems; and A Community of Memory: My Days with George and Clara (Illinois), creative nonfiction. He has been awarded Ohio Arts Council Fellowships for Poetry. Raised in Raised in central Illinois, he studied at Goshen College and Indiana University and since 1984 has taught at Bluffton (Oh.) College. He and his wife Marlyce have three sons. His most cherished possessions are a slightly battered 19963 Martin D- guitara family heirloomand a new Taylor 12 string.
Dog Press, 2000
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