Author(s): Sarah Arthur
"We do not draw people to Christ by loudly discrediting what they believe, by telling them how wrong they are and how right we are, but by showing them a light that is so lovely that they want with all their hearts to know the source of it." Madeleine L'Engle
Bestselling and beloved author Madeleine L'Engle, Newbery winner for A Wrinkle in Time, was known the world round for her imaginative spirit and stories. She was also known to spark controversy--too Christian for some, too unorthodox for others. Somewhere in the middle was a complex woman whose embrace of paradox has much to say to a new generation of readers today.
Drawing from interviews with her contemporaries and influential fans , A Light So Lovely casts a vivid portrait of this enigmatic icon's spiritual legacy, starting with her inner world and including fresh reflections on her writing for today's readers. L'Engle's remarkable canon testifies to her vibrant imagination, and this book pulls back the curtain to illuminate her creative journey, her persevering faith, and the inspiring, often unexpected ways these two forces converged.
For anyone earnestly searching the space between sacred and secular, miracle and science, faith and art, come and find a kindred spirit and wise guide in Madeleine--the Mrs. Whatsit to our Meg Murry--as she sparks our imagination anew.