The Dance of the Dissident Daughter: A Woman's Journey from Christian Tradition to the Sacred Feminine
The author’s journey to capture her feminine soul and live authentically from that soul makes a fascinating, well-researched and well-written story... A hopeful call to self-discovery.
— Publishers Weekly April 1996
A graceful account of awakening and transformation.
— Library Journal, May 1996
A masterpiece of women’s wisdom.
— Christiane Northrup, M.D. author of Women's Bodies, Women's Wisdom
I have read many, many books. However, I never had a book touch my feminine soul quite like The Dance of the Dissident Daughter.
— Perspectives, Nov-Dec. 1997 (Knoxville, TN)
This is a wonderful book! A stellar presentation of a woman’s journey lived with great authenticity, compassion, courage, balance and circumspection.
— The Journal of Christian Healing, Summer 1997
A powerful, eloquent book... the story of an intelligent and sensitive woman’s search for a feminine spirituality.
— The State, July 1996
The psycho-spiritual redefinition that takes place when we expand our understanding of the Christian tradition to embrace the gracious challenge of the Sacred Feminine is an invisible process. Sue Monk Kidd courageously articulates this unseen path so all who read this book will understand this painful and rewarding journey.
— Lauren Artress, Ph.D., author of Walking a Sacred Path
This work is packed with experience and insight.
— Murray Stein, Ph.D., author of Jung's Treatment of Christianity
Kidd writes with warmth and wit, and enlightens us with the thoroughness of her search.
— Pilgrimage, Jan-Mar. 1997
Kidd gifts us with much truth... This book will offer hope and insight.
— Presence: The Journal of Spiritual Directors International, May 1997