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Of The Land And The Spirit

Author : Lord Northbourne
ISBN : 9781933316611
Genre : Nature
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Twenty-five years before Rachel Carson published her famous work Silent Spring, Lord Northbourne coined the phrase organic farming and helped to promote the importance of a holistic approach to the environment. His work, linking spirituality and ecology, has inspired a generation of writings from Wendell Berry to HRH Prince Charles.This book not only features Northbourne's previously unpublished writings, but also his private correspondence with Thomas Merton, highlighting the spiritual depth of his writings.

Terror In The Land Of The Holy Spirit

Author : Virginia Garrard-Burnett
ISBN : 9780195379648
Genre : History
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Between 1982 and 1983, in the name of anti-communism the military government of Guatemala prosecuted a scorched-earth campaign of terror against largely Mayan rural communities. Under the leadership of General Efrain Rios Montt, tens of thousands of people perished in what is now known as laviolencia, or 'the Mayan holocaust.' Rios Montt, Guatemala's president-by-coup was, and is, an outspokenly born-again Pentecostal Christian - a fact that would seem to be at odds with the atrocities that took place on his watch. Virginia Garrard-Burnett's book is the first in English to view theRios Montt era through the lens of history. Drawing on newly-available primary sources such as guerrilla documents, evangelical pamphlets, speech transcripts, and declassified US government records, she is able to provide a fine-grained picture of what happened during Rios Montt's rule. Looking backover Guatemalan history between 1954 and the late 1970s, she finds that three decades of war engendered an ideology of violence that cut across class, cultures, communities, religions, and even families. Many Guatemalans converted to Pentecostalism during this period, she says, because of theaffinity between these churches' apocalyptic message and the violence of their everyday reality. Examining the role of outside players and observers: The US government, evangelical groups, and the media, she contends that self-interest, willful ignorance, and distraction permitted the human rightstragedies within Guatemala to take place without challenge from the outside world.

The Land Of The Spirit

Author : Thomas Nelson Page
ISBN : HARVARD:32044080920762
Genre : African Americans
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The Land And The Spirit Of Italy

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Land Of The Spirit?

Author : Muriel Porter
ISBN : STANFORD:36105043134514
Genre : Aboriginal Australians
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The story of our Australian religious experience from the time of the 'Dreaming' before the arrival of Europeans until the present. By the author of 'Women in the Church: The great ordination debate in Australia', this book examines the place of religion in Australian society.

The Land And The Spirit Of Italy

Author : John J. Navone
ISBN : 1881901122
Genre : Religion
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Spirit Of The Land

Author : Conrad Heisner
ISBN : 9781438930527
Genre : Fiction
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Land ownership is exciting but being a part of the land, claimed by the land, opens a bond to all the people of the land. From ancient people to modern people land has fashioned an identity and bond between people who share common problems, troubles, joys and celebrations. It is as though people become connected through the ages. Our own stories are what tell about the connected lore. Lore is personal, but never private. Telling the lore, sharing the lore creates, and is created by, spirits mingling stories into a common humanity. Lore is humorous; lore is heartbreaking; serious and silly, but lore of identity is the backbone of culture. It is why we laugh together and why we cry together. My stories are not much different than the stories of all time. In this book some of the Spirits of the Land do their speaking through what I remember, through what I have learned about events, and through imagination. Childhood memories, significant times in life, historical understandings- these are the body of lore ready to be woven into our spirit as people. As I sought to understand all of this I was guided by a powerful voice. It was a mystical voice, a driving voice. I came to know the voice of the spirit world as a physical body, a face I could see, hear and talk to, in a small pool of water. The face and the voice came at her own will and sometimes overtook my will. The face and voice left my view when it willed me to act on my own strengths. But the voice of the face is never gone. The spirit is never gone. It is the Spirit of the Land.

Heart Of The Land Spirit Animals Fall Of The Beasts Book 5

Author : Sarah Prineas
ISBN : 9781338116663
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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Conor, Abeke, Meilin, and Rollan are young heroes who stopped an unstoppable monster. They are Greencloaks -- guardians chosen from every nation of Erdas -- and together with their powerful spirit animals, they fight to protect their world. But in the ashes of this destruction, there are some who ask: Are the Greencloaks to blame? The young heroes are shocked to find themselves on trial, judged by a council of the world's leaders. Then the unthinkable happens. The council is attacked from within -- by Greencloaks --and an important leader lies slain. In the blink of an eye, Erdas's saviors become wanted fugitives. Someone is trying to frame them as traitors, but why? As the four friends race to uncover this mystery, only one thing is clear . . . The war is far from over.

The First Americans

Author : Josepha Sherman
ISBN : 1880908549
Genre : History
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From the myths and legends of the ancient world to the verfied historical records of modern times, these inspiring volumes provide a window onto the past, enabling the reader to understand previous eras and the men and women who created them. A fascinating visual guide to the history and lives of America's native peoples from early times to the present day, encompassing unique tribal traditions, practices, and beliefs.

Tolkien In The Land Of Heroes

Author : Anne C. Petty
ISBN : UOM:39015061101229
Genre : Literary Criticism
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Petty explores why J.R.R. Tolkien's works continue to resonate with new generations of readers as she reveals the underlying themes of his timeless classics. Illustrations.

Land And Spirit In Native America

Author : Joy Porter
ISBN : 9780313356063
Genre : History
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This book accurately depicts Native American approaches to land and spirituality through an interdisciplinary examination of Indian philosophy, history, and literature. * Includes illustrations by the Iroquois artist John Fadden that complement the text

Demons And Spirits Of The Land

Author : Claude Lecouteux
ISBN : 9781620554005
Genre : Body, Mind & Spirit
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An exploration of the wild spirits that once roamed the lands and inhabited the waters and the pagan rites used to gain their good will • Explores medieval stories and folk traditions of brownies, fairies, giants, dragons, will-o’-the-wisps, and demons • Explains the specific rites performed to negotiate with the local spirits and ensure their permission before building on new land • Shows how these beliefs carried through to modern times, especially in architecture Our pagan ancestors knew that every forest has brownies and fairies, every spring its lady, and every river malevolent beings in its depths. They told tales of giants in the hills, dragons in the lakes, marshes swarming with will-o’-the-wisps, and demons and wild folk in the mountains who enjoyed causing landslides, avalanches, and floods. They both feared and respected these entities, knowing the importance of appeasing them for safe travel and a prosperous homestead. Exploring medieval stories, folk traditions, spiritual place names, and pagan rituals of home building and site selection, Claude Lecouteux reveals the multitude of spirits and entities that once inhabited the land before modern civilization repressed them into desert solitude, impenetrable forests, and inaccessible mountains. He explains how, to our ancestors, enclosing a space was a sacred act. Specific rites had to be performed to negotiate with the local spirits and ensure proper placement and protection of a new building. These land spirits often became the household spirit, taking up residence in a new building in exchange for permission to build on their territory. Lecouteux explores Arthurian legends, folk tales, and mythology for evidence of the untamed spirits of the wilderness, such as giants, dragons, and demons, and examines the rites and ceremonies used to gain their good will. Lecouteux reveals how, despite outright Church suppression, belief in these spirits carried through to modern times and was a primary influence on architecture, an influence still visible in today’s buildings. The author also shows how our ancestors’ concern for respecting nature is increasingly relevant in today’s world.

Spirit In A Strange Land

Author : Paul Morris
ISBN : 1869620976
Genre : New Zealand poetry
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A collection of New Zealand poetry that focuses on our spiritual experience, from Maori spirituality and European Christianity to contemporary New Age beliefs. SPIRIT IN A STRANGE LAND is the first-ever collection of poetry that focuses on a rich vein in New Zealand writing: our spiritual experience. Religious poetry has always been evident in anthologies, but by expanding the notion of religion beyond a narrow doctrinal frame and the portals of the Church, a surprising abundance of treasures is revealed. This collection is religiously, spiritually, historically and culturally diverse, reflecting the multiplicity of our spiritualities. Poems are arranged under seven headings designed to reflect these diversities: Godzone; Holidays and Holy Days; Saints and Sinners; Troubled Souls; Jesus Alone; Book of the Land; Rebels and Recluses. Included are works from internationally recognised local poets who have made their contribution to modern religious verse, eg Allen Curnow, James K Baxter, as well as others whose work is not conventionally or intentionally religious, eg Lauris Edmond, Jenny Bornholdt and Andrew Johnson. This book is a perfect resource for any occasion with a spiritual dimension-religious services, weddings, funerals, celebrations of may kinds. It will also find a place in schools and universities, and provide inspiration and insight for New Zealanders with an interest in spirituality and poetry.

The Spirit Land

Author : Samuel Bulfinch Emmons
ISBN : STANFORD:36105046659483
Genre : Electronic books
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The Spirit In The Land

Author : Gisday Wa
ISBN : UOM:39015052544304
Genre : Gitksan Indians
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Glimpses Of The Spirit Land Addresses Sonnets And Another Poems By Samuel H Lloyd

Author : Samuel H. Lloyd
ISBN : IBNF:CF000903240
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Body Land And Spirit

Author : Janice Reid
ISBN : UOM:39015017660401
Genre : Aboriginal Australians
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Includes papers by J. Waterford, G. Cowlishaw, A. Hamilton, M. Brady and R. Morice, B. Meehan, C.H. Berndt, D. Biernoff, N. Scarlett, N. White and J. Reid, D. Bell, M. Tonkinson, which have been annotated separately.

Flashes Of Light From The Spirit Land Through The Mediumship Of Mrs J H Conant

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Spirit Of The Land Grant College

Author : Purdue University
ISBN : OCLC:456699471
Genre : Mural painting and decoration
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Description of the 58-foot mural "The spirit of the land-grant college", painted by Eugene Francis Savage and installed in Memorial Hall, Purdue University in May 1961. It includes an image of Abraham Lincoln signing the act, in consultation with Justin S. Morrill.


Author : Julius Marak
ISBN : STANFORD:36105025092474
Genre : Folk religion
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This Book Can Just Have A Glimpse Of Balpakram (The Land Of The Spirits) And Travel To These Areas In Spirits And Dreams. In This Study An Attempt Has Made To Convey Correct Interpretation Of Its Legends, Customs, Practices, Traditions And Historical Legendary Sports That Are Located In And Around Balpakram Areas As Depicted In A.Chik `Katta Agnna`. It Will Be Of Great Interest To All Those Who Are Interest In Knowing All About The Mythological Spots In And Around Balpakram Areas And Traditional Beliefs And Practices Of The Garos Thereto.

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