Sacred Places: How the Living Earth Seeks Our Friendship

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Inner Traditions / Bear & Co, Apr 1, 1990 - Nature - 237 pages
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Supporting Lovelock's thesis that the Earth is a living being, Swan suggests natural sites such as Serpent Mound, Machu Pichu, and Kilauea Center have the power to move us in ways modern science cannot explain.
 

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Modern psychology, science, and religion have severed people from their relationship with the earth as a living, sacred place. Further, the interrelationship between the sacred earth and the ... Read full review

Contents

The Dilemma of Sacred Places in a Modern World
31
Varieties of Native American Sacred Places
41
The Right Place at the Right Time
75
Sacred Places on Trial
119
Minding the Spirit of Place
167
The New Earth Paradigm
205
Visiting a Place of Power
219
Sacred Places of the United States
225
Recommended Reading
233
Index
234
About the Author
237
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