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Honey from Stone: A Naturalist's Search for God [Paperback]

By Chet Raymo (Author) & Bob O'Cathail (Illustrator)
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Organizing his book according to the monastic hours of prayer, Chet Raymo examines the strength of scientific language to encounter the divine in the natural world.

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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? from 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."

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Studio: Cowley Publications
Pages   188
Est. Packaging Dimensions:   Length: 9.04" Width: 6.1" Height: 0.52"
Weight:   0.74 lbs.
Binding  Softcover
Release Date   Aug 25, 2005
Publisher   Cowley Publications
ISBN  1561012351  
ISBN13  9781561012350  

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More About Chet Raymo & Bob O'Cathail

Register your artisan biography and upload your photo! Chet Raymo is the author of The Soul of the Night and Honey from the Rock. He is a professor of physics and astronomy at Stonehill College in North Easton, Massachusetts.

Chet Raymo currently resides in North Easton, in the state of Massachusetts.

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passionate, mystical, scientific, intellectual, inspired  Jul 13, 2008
Honey From Stone is one of the finest books I have ever read. It engaged me at so many levels such as the ones the title of this review suggests. Raymo is a polymath with a mystical bent. His approach to the universe is one of awe, a response which is passed along to the reader with tremendous success. It makes no pretense at being the kind of mystical babble suggested by authors such as Castenada. Rather, it is a book marked by sharp and passionate involvement with the world in which the author, a scientist by profession, lives. I can't praise it highly enough. I have passed my recommendations and enthusiasm (and copies) of the book to several friends. Their response was one of joy and appreciation at being introduced to Raymo's world. Please buy this book and savor it for all that it has to offer on so many levels.

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