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The Dance of the Dissident Daughter: A Woman's Journey from Christian Tradition to the Sacred Feminine Study Questions & Topics for Discussion

Sue Monk Kidd
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Topics for Discussion

How does Sue Monk Kidd use captive flies and squirrels as symbols? What sets them apart and what does each teach her during her quest?

How do works of art affect Sue Monk Kidd. Which seems to move her most? Can you identify with one particular art piece - or have one that moves you? How?

What role does darkness play in the quest for female renewal?

Why does Sue Monk Kidd believe "God" cannot register in the mind as neuter? Do you agree or disagree? Support your answer.

How does Sandy Kidd figure in the memoir? Does the author cover his experiences in sufficient detail? What would you ask him if you had the chance?

What is Sue Monk Kidd's understanding of ritual? Which ritual (if any) do you most identify with?

At the end of the memoir, Sue Monk Kidd is thankful that someone or...

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