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The luminous dusk : finding God in the deep, still places

Author: Dale C Allison
Publisher: Grand Rapids, Mich. : W.B. Eerdmans Pub. Co., ©2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English
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For millennia humans knew the stars as well as we know our own backyards. Yet today many if not most of us have lost vital connections with our natural world, and so have in many ways lost our sense of wonder. In The luminous dusk, Dale Allison explores the loss of wonder in Western society. Mining insights from sources as diverse as ancient creation myths and contemporary children's books, he highlights our ongoing  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Dale C Allison
ISBN: 0802832180 9780802832184
OCLC Number: 64453383
Description: x, 178 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Mute angels --
The luminous dusk --
The ascetic imagination --
The fate of the Book --
Saints and heroes --
Physical prayer --
Hitting a home run --
From statistics to silence.
Responsibility: Dale C. Allison, Jr.

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For millennia humans knew the stars as well as we know our own backyards. Yet, many if not most of us have lost vital connections with our natural world, and lost our sense of wonder. This book  Read more...

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"Spirit & Life" "A provocative critique of modernity that is at once faithful and skeptical, serious and humourous."Richard Foster author of"Celebration of Discipline" "Dale Allison's voice is one Read more...

 
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