Item description for Earth's Echo: Sacred Encounters With Nature by Robert M. Hamma...
Overview "My profession is always to be alert, to find God in nature," Henry David Thoreau wrote. Or as the Buddha once said, "If you wish to know the divine, feel the wind on your face and the warm sun on your hand." Earth's Echo is a book for people who love nature and find spiritual meaning in it. Using brief excerpts from the work of nature writers as touchstones for meditation, the book leads the reader to reflect on the sacred reality of nature as found in different settings: the seashore, the river, the forest, the desert, and the mountain. It translates the traditional monastic practice of sacred reading, known as lectio divina, into an easily accessible four-step form: paying attention, pondering, responding, and surrendering.
Awards and Recognitions Earth's Echo: Sacred Encounters With Nature by Robert M. Hamma has received the following awards and recognitions -
Nautilus Award - 2003 Finalist - Ecology/Environment category
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Studio: Sorin Books
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 6.95" Width: 5.05" Height: 0.57" Weight: 0.4 lbs.
Release Date Feb 1, 2002
Publisher Sorin Books
ISBN 1893732460 ISBN13 9781893732469
Availability 5 units. Availability accurate as of Oct 24, 2016 05:55.
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More About Robert M. Hamma
Hamma holds an M.A. in theology from the University of Notre Dame as well as an M.Div. degree.
Robert M. Hamma currently resides in Granger, in the state of Indiana.
Robert M. Hamma has published or released items in the following series...