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The Galápagos Islands : a spiritual journey

Author: Brian D McLaren
Publisher: Minneapolis : Fortress Press, [2019] ©2019
Series: On location
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Presents a travelogue and spiritual pilgrimage that follows McLaren's love of nature (specifically, tortoises) all the way to the Galapagos Islands. There, he paid close attention to the flora and fauna around him but also to what is happening within him, how the natural world awakened his soul in a way that organized religion could not. McLaren's descriptions of birds and reptiles, fish and flowers sing; he walks  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Brian D McLaren
ISBN: 9781506448251 1506448259
OCLC Number: 1122933621
Description: xx, 282 pages : illustrations, map ; 18 cm
Contents: Preface: Situation --
Introduction: Almost there --
Companions --
Rhythms --
Contrasts --
Peace --
Sight --
Iconography --
Joy --
Detachment --
Monster --
Ichtheology --
Evotheology --
Herpetheology --
Ornitheology --
Ecotheology --
Afterword: Play.
Series Title: On location
Responsibility: Brian D. McLaren.

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Travel with bestselling author Brian McLaren as he follows his love of nature (specifically tortoises) all the way to the Galapagos Islands. Experience the beauty and fragility of this extraordinary  Read more...

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