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|Description:||xii, 260 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.|
|Contents:||pt. 1. Historical roots. Mother Nature and the descration of the world. The conquest of nature and the scientific priesthood. Returning to nature --
pt. 2. The rebirth of nature in science. The reanimation of the physical world. The nature of life. Cosmic evolution and the habits of nature --
pt. 3. The revival of animism. The earth comes back to life. the rediscovery of Mother Earth. The life on the earth. The Gaia hypothesis. Sacred times and places. Seasonal festivals. The changing qualities of time. The spirits of places. Sacred places. The greening of God. The rediscovery of the God of the living world. The animistic roots of Judaism and Christianity. Shamanic aspects of Judaism and Christianity. The Mother of God. Nature without God. The gender of God. An evolutionary God. Mystery. From humanism to animism. The new millenium. Remembering our connections with nature. The reality of mystic experience. Remembering childhood experience. Recognizing sacred places. Remembering sacred time. Gratitude. The power of prayer.