When We Were on Fire

When We Were on Fire

A Memoir of Consuming Faith, Tangled Love and Starting Over

Book - 2013
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In the strange, us-versus-them Christian subculture of the 1990s, a person's faith was measured by how many WWJD bracelets she wore and whether he had kissed dating goodbye. Zierman led two Bible studies and listened exclusively to Christian music. She was on fire for God and unaware that the flame was dwindling-- until it burned out. She chronicles her journey through church culture and first love, looking for what lasts when nothing else seems worth keeping.
Publisher: New York, New York : Convergent Books, 2013
Edition: First edition
ISBN: 9781601425454
Branch Call Number: 921 Zierm
Description: x, 244 pages ; 21 cm


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Feb 08, 2014

I quite liked most of this (the same way that I liked The Witness Wore Red, about leaving polygamous mormonism, and a book about growing up in the church of scientology). However when she comes back to her Christianity at the end in a way that works for her, I personally found it uninteresting. But a Christian, especially a born-again Christian, might love it..


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