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Tables in the Wilderness

Tables in the Wilderness A Memoir of God Found, Lost, and Found Again

By Preston Yancey
Published by Zondervan

Average Blogger Rating: 3.58 Stars

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On 9/22 Taylor Murray wrote: In Tables in the Wilderness, Preston Yancy writes about his figurative walk through the desert (biblical motif, indeed!). As someone who is currently working through what my wife has called, “the desert years,” this book comes at an important time for us. Not long ago, we moved to a place where ... BOOK REVIEW: TABLES IN THE WILDERNESS

Taylor's Rating:

4 Stars

On 12/19 Kaitlyn wrote: The book itself is a table, a place to come and remember that you aren't alone in your wandering. It's also a reminder to keep on walking because wonder will return. However, it is a hard read. Yancey's book is unlike anything I've ever read, written in snippets of stories and memories. It's a look ... A Hard Read but Still A Good Reminder

Kaitlyn's Rating:

3 Stars

On 11/24 Cate Hoepner wrote: Preston Yancey's book, "Tables In The Wilderness" is an amazing tale of a faith journey. Preston Yancey started out with his world secure and completely intact. He then went on a ride where the only word he had was "Trust." Yancey tells about the times when he felt deserted by God. He talks openly of ... Book Review: Tables In The Wilderness

Cate's Rating:

5 Stars

On 11/9 Tom Farr wrote: Tables in the Wilderness by Preston Yancey reminds me a lot of Heroes and Monsters by Josh Riebock, which is a book I love. Yancey is a former Southern Baptist who has made his home in the Anglican tradition. This book is about his journey of discovering God. This journey is very contemplative and involves ... A Spiritual Memoir Full of Gut-Wrenching Honesty

Tom's Rating:

4 Stars

On 11/1 Ian Cameron McLaren wrote: Tables in the Wilderness is Preston Yancey’s account of his time at Baylor University in Waco, TX. He arrived as a relatively cocksure Southern Baptist, and gradually began to experience a sense loss in the midst of failed relationships and abandoned projects and ideologies. Yancey says he heard ... Book review: Tables in the Wilderness by Preston Yancey

Ian Cameron's Rating:

3 Stars

On 10/30 Rebecca Radicchi wrote: Pulling a chair up to the table requires us to pause for a time to serve and be served.  Unlike chairs placed side by side for conversation alone, a table is comfort, nourishment, community and a moment's rest.  An aspect of my season of tending to the writer in ... Tables in the Wilderness: A Book Review (16 of 31)

Rebecca's Rating:

4 Stars

On 10/28 Paula Greene wrote: Spiritual memoirs are my favorite genre right now, especially when I read snippets of the journeys of others that help me put words to my own.  Tables in the Wilderness: A Memoir of God Found, Lost, and Found Again,is Preston Yancey’s  journey of a faith that fell apart and what he found ... Tables in the Wilderness - A Spiritual Memoir

Paula Greene's Rating:

4 Stars

On 10/25 Elizabeth Flesher wrote: I had high hopes for this book, by Preston Yancey, but just couldn't get into it. In fact, I stopped reading about 1/4 way into it as I was muddling my way through the pages and then just realized "I don't care about reading any more!". I hate to give a book a bad review, because something I dislike ... Tables in the Wilderness

Elizabeth's Rating:

2 Stars

On 10/23 Darian Burns wrote: Preston Yancey is a very good writer. He handles words and textures them like seasonings blended to perfection for a meal. Yancey summons his readers to a table he has discovered dressed in the wilderness. It is a table we do not need to prepare for ourselves in our striving, for it has been provided ... A Rare Gem from Christian Publishing

Darian's Rating:

5 Stars

On 10/16 Jennie Nelson wrote: Tables in the Wilderness: A Memoir of God Found, Lost, and Found Again is a young man's memoir of his early journey through faith.  The author did an excellent job of sharing his internal life - thoughts, feelings, and doubts.  In that respect, it was an honest book showing the crises of faith ... Book Review: Tables in the Wilderness

Jennie 's Rating:

2 Stars