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Honey from Stone - A Naturalist's Search for God

£19.99

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What is the relevance of traditional religion in the world described by contemporary science? Is scientific knowledge a satisfactory ground for the religious experience? Can the language of traditional religion constitute an appropriately modern language of praise? In Honey from Stone, framing his meditations as a Book of Hours, scientist Chet Raymo exercises the languages of theology and science to express the majesty of Ireland's remote Dingle Peninsula. As he wanders the land year upon year, Raymo gathers the revelations embedded in the geological and cultural history of this wild and ancient place. When I called out for the Absolute, I was answered by the wind, Raymo writes. If it was God's voice in the wind, then I heard it. In poetic prose grounded in a mind trained to discover fact, Honey from Stone enters the wonder of the material world in search of our deepest nature.

The book itself is in good condition although there are some signs of slight foxing on the top of the book pages. The book does not really look as if it has been opened. The cover is slightly faded and has a few marks on it on the back.

Item details

Author(s):
Chet Raymo
Condition:
Used: good
Publisher:
Dodd Mead & Co Inc
Title:
Honey from Stone - A Naturalist's Search for God

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What is the relevance of traditional religion in the world described by contemporary science? Is scientific knowledge a satisfactory ground for the religious experience? Can the language of traditional religion constitute an appropriately modern language of praise? In Honey from Stone, framing his meditations as a Book of Hours, scientist Chet Raymo exercises the languages of theology and science to express the majesty of Ireland's remote Dingle Peninsula. As he wanders the land year upon year, Raymo gathers the revelations embedded in the geological and cultural history of this wild and ancient place. When I called out for the Absolute, I was answered by the wind, Raymo writes. If it was God's voice in the wind, then I heard it. In poetic prose grounded in a mind trained to discover fact, Honey from Stone enters the wonder of the material world in search of our deepest nature.

The book itself is in good condition although there are some signs of slight foxing on the top of the book pages. The book does not really look as if it has been opened. The cover is slightly faded and has a few marks on it on the back.

Author(s):
Chet Raymo
Condition:
Used: good
Publisher:
Dodd Mead & Co Inc
Title:
Honey from Stone - A Naturalist's Search for God

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