UNEXPECTED ABUNDANCE: The Fruitful Lives of Women Without Children disputes the idea that motherhood is the highest calling for Christian women, holding up biblical figures, monastics, reformers, civil rights figures and more. Forthcoming from Eerdmans.
IRREVERENT PRAYERS: TALKING TO GOD WHEN YOU’RE SERIOUSLY SICK (co-authored with Samantha Vincent-Alexander): Two Episcopal priests learned the limits of prayer when deathly ill and emerged with new ways of praying.
I preach every Sunday at St. David’s in Richmond, Virginia, and from time to time am invited to preach elsewhere. Here are a few of my favorites.
You can find links to essays, poems, book reviews, and books in which my work is anthologized here.
The Rev. Elizabeth Felicetti is an Episcopal priest and the rector of St. David’s Episcopal Church in Richmond, Virginia (www.stdavidsrva.org). In addition to writing weekly sermons, Elizabeth has had personal essays and book reviews published in The Atlantic, The Christian Century, Faith & Leadership, Modern Loss, and others and has twice been nominated for a Pushcart. She is represented by Keely Boeving of WordServe Literary Agency.
You can read my most recent sermons on our church website.
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