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I want to be left behind : finding rapture here on Earth

Author: Brenda Peterson
Publisher: Cambridge, MA : Da Capo Press, ©2010.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In Brenda Peterson?s unusual memoir, fundamentalism meets deep ecology. The author?s childhood in the high Sierra with her forest ranger father led her to embrace the entire natural world, while her Southern Baptist relatives prepared eagerly and busily to leave this world. --publisher.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Brenda Peterson; Brenda Peterson; Brenda Peterson
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Brenda Peterson
ISBN: 9780306818042 0306818043
OCLC Number: 317919115
Notes: "A Merloyd Lawrence book."
Description: 277 p. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Prologue: the trumpet shall sound --
My old testament. Shall we gather at the river? --
Helmet of salvation, sword of spirit --
Render to them their desserts --
Spirit of the beasts --
I've got a home in glory land --
Then are the children free --
I love to tell the story --
In the garden --
My new testament. The way of the sea --
Fire from heaven --
When we all get to heaven --
Song in a strange land --
Epilogue: we shall all be changed.
Responsibility: Brenda Peterson.

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Childhood with her forest ranger father in the high Sierras led the author to embrace the entire natural world, while her Southern Baptist relatives prepared eagerly and busily to leave that world.  Read more...

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"Booklist," 12/1/09 "[An] unusually affecting and radiant spiritual memoir... Peterson seeks a meeting of church and earth in this witty, enrapturing account of a spiritual journey of great relevance Read more...

 
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