Book Review: “A Brief Theology of Periods (Yes, Really)” (Rachel Jones)

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The novelty of this book is the selling point for me to get this book. I’ve reviewed books that are quite unique and rarely been discussed. Books on sleeping, sports and poetry plus an unfinished book on writing got my attention. Then this book on menstruation came and could be the most peculiar book that I have encountered. But I got some questions as I read this latest from Rachel Jones: Does this book stands on biblical grounds or it’s just to tease our curiosity? Do we really need a book like this in the first place? After diving in the book, I found answers to those inquires.

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8 Favorite Quotes From the Book “Mother to Son” by Jasmine L. Holmes


I’m thankful that our pastor was able to preached at my father in law’s funeral service last Saturday. Also, for almost three months, he was able to preach on  Lord’s Day with a few members attending. Again sadly, since I’m still at home quarantine, me and my wife wasn’t able to attend yesterday. Praying that we will do it together next Sunday.

Anyways, here’s some quotes from the book, Mother to Son by Jasmine L. Holmes published by InterVarsity Press. If you like these quotes, please get the book by clicking here.

“God decided that you and your brother would be born as twenty-first century black boys to two black parents. He placed you in a lineage full of glorious complexity and gave you the task of learning how to glorify him in light of the ingredients he stirred into the pot of your identity. He invites you to delve into a deeper understanding of who you are as an individual so that you can see yourself in light of who you are in the grander story that he is writing.”

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