The Passion of Reverend Nash

The Passion of Reverend Nash

By Rachel Basch

W. W. Norton & Company, Hardcover, 9780393057683, 336pp.

Publication Date: July 17, 2003

A novel about the role of faith in contemporary life, The Passion of Reverend Nash tells the story of a wounded healer who must make sense of her own grief if she is to continue caring for her flock. As Jordanna struggles to render meaning from loss, readers of her story will be taken on an unforgettable spiritual journey.

About the Author
Rachel Basch is the author of two previous novels: The Passion of Reverend Nash (named one of the five best novels of 2003 by The Christian Science Monitor) and Degrees of Love. Basch has reviewed books for The Washington Post Book World, and her nonfiction has appeared in n+1, Parenting, and The Huffington Post. Basch was a 2011 MacDowell Colony Fellow. She received the William Van Wert Memorial Fiction Award for an excerpt from The Listener. She currently teaches in Fairfield University s MFA Program and in the Graduate Liberal Studies Program at Wesleyan University. She lives in Connecticut.