The blue sapphire of the mind [electronic resource] : notes for a contemplative ecology / Douglas E. Christie
- Christie, Douglas E.
- New York ; Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2013.
- Physical Description:
- 1 online resource
- Machine generated contents note: 1.Immersion in the Larger Whole: Toward a Contemplative Ecology -- 2.Contact, or The Blue Sapphire of the Mind -- 3.Penthos: The Gift of Tears -- 4.Topos: At Home, Always a Stranger -- 5.Prosoche: The Art of Attention -- 6.Logos: The Song of the World -- 7.Eros: Exchange, Intimacy, Reciprocity -- 8.Kenosis: Empty, Emptied -- 9.Telos: Practicing Paradise.
- Drawing on insights from the early Christian monastics as well as the ecological writings of such figures as Henry David Thoreau, Aldo Leopold, Annie Dillard, and others, Burton forges a distinctively contemplative vision of ecological spirituality that could, he contends, serve to ground the work of ecological restoration.
- 9780199979745 (ebook)
- Bibliography Note:
- Includes bibliographical references and index.
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