A Prairie Girl's Faith: The Spiritual Legacy of Laura by Stephen W. Hines

By Stephen W. Hines

The cherished writer of the Little residence books was once not just one in every of America's nice pioneer storytellers yet a girl of vivid faith.

A Prairie Girl's religion provides the 1st prolonged, extensive dialogue of the Christian religion of 1 of America's such a lot loved pioneer women--Laura Ingalls Wilder. even if the religion of the Ingalls' kin pervades books within the Little residence sequence, the extra particular info of Laura's religion have by no means been absolutely explored. It took outstanding pluck for an individual to outlive the harshness of frontier life--from the heartbreak of surprising crop losses to murderous storms to unrelenting loneliness. This publication unearths how in surviving, the courageous Laura drew not only on her personality, yet chanced on encouragement, energy, and desire in her dating with God.

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