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Robert Benson
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Robert Benson is the author of numerous books, including The Echo Within, Digging In, and Home by Another Way. A retreat leader, Benson writes and speaks often on the life of prayer and contemplation, the practice of faith and spirituality, and the art and craft of writing. He is a graduate of and an adjunct faculty member for the Academy for Spiritual Formation, a program of The Upper Room. He is married to the literary agent Sara Fortenberry. Benson lives in Nashville, Tennessee, and he dances on the head of a pen every day no matter where he happens to be... Read More

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The Body Broken
Answering God's Call to Love One Another
Written by Robert Benson


Format: Trade Paperback, 176 pages
Publisher: WaterBrook Press
On Sale: August 17, 2004
Price: $10.99

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The Body Broken
Answering God's Call to Love One Another
Written by Robert Benson


Format: eBook, 208 pages
Publisher: WaterBrook Press
On Sale: September 16, 2003
Price: $9.99

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Dancing on the Head of a Pen
The Practice of a Writing Life
Written by Robert Benson


Format: Hardcover, 192 pages
Publisher: WaterBrook Press
On Sale: July 15, 2014
Price: $14.99

A combination of advice and inspiration, Dancing on the Head of a Pen will challenge and encourage writers, artists, musicians, painters—anyone drawn to a life of artistic expression. Digging deeply into his own writing habits, failures, and successes, author Robert Benson inspires, encourages, and instructs readers who find themselves at the intersection of creativity... Read more >
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Dancing on the Head of a Pen
The Practice of a Writing Life
Written by Robert Benson


Format: eBook, 192 pages
Publisher: WaterBrook Press
On Sale: July 15, 2014
Price: $9.99

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Also available as a hardcover.

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Digging In
Tending to Life in Your Own Backyard
Written by Robert Benson


Format: Trade Paperback, 176 pages
Publisher: WaterBrook Press
On Sale: April 17, 2007
Price: $12.99

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Digging In
Tending to Life in Your Own Backyard
Written by Robert Benson


Format: eBook, 176 pages
Publisher: WaterBrook Press
On Sale: January 21, 2009
Price: $10.99

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Echo Within, the

Written by Robert Benson


Format: Trade Paperback, 192 pages
Publisher: WaterBrook Press
On Sale: January 6, 2009
Price: $13.99

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The Echo Within
Finding Your True Calling
Written by Robert Benson


Format: eBook, 192 pages
Publisher: WaterBrook Press
On Sale: January 6, 2009
Price: $12.99

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Home by Another Way
Notes from the Caribbean
Written by Robert Benson


Format: Trade Paperback, 208 pages
Publisher: WaterBrook Press
On Sale: April 18, 2006
Price: $13.99

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Home by Another Way
Notes from the Caribbean
Written by Robert Benson


Format: eBook, 208 pages
Publisher: WaterBrook Press
On Sale: November 23, 2011
Price: $9.99

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