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Nature as spiritual practice

Author: Steven Chase
Publisher: Grand Rapids, Mich. : William B. Eerdmans Pub., 2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English
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"This innovative book shows in practical ways how delighting in the natural world can enhance Christian life. Steven Chase employs personal anecdotes, ancient wisdom, modern science, scriptural tie-ins, practical advice, and through-provoking contemplative exercises to reclaim the role of nature in the formation of spiritual and moral identity."--Page 4 of cover.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Steven Chase
ISBN: 9780802840103 0802840108
OCLC Number: 679940916
Description: xxiii, 268 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: On earth as it is --
Sacramental ecology --
The book of nature --
Creation contemplation --
The dark night of the planet --
Nature as spiritual guide --
The moral senses of nature --
The green beatitudes.
Responsibility: Steven Chase.

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"This innovative book shows in practical ways how delighting in the natural world can enhance Christian life. Steven Chase employs personal anecdotes, ancient wisdom, modern science, scriptural tie-ins, practical advice, and through-provoking contemplative exercises to reclaim the role of nature in the formation of spiritual and moral identity."--Page 4 of cover.

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