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Of Faith, Intimacy, and ‘the Risks God Takes’

 by Julie Hanus


Tags: Great writing, creative nonfiction, faith, marriage, intimacy, April Schmidt, Ruminate, Julie Hanus,

wedding ringSometimes a piece of nonfiction rolls around that, without even meaning to, puts in vivid perspective just how unwriterly a fair bit of nonfiction (especially memoir) can be. In the Fall 2009 issue of Ruminate, April Schimdt’s “40 Days” is just that piece—a captivating, expertly crafted story about intimacy, marriage, and faith, made searing by the periodic remembrance that it’s not a work of fiction.

Source: Ruminate

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