Item description for Of Earth and Sky: Spiritual Lessons from Nature by Thomas Becknell...
Overview Illustrating Thomas Aquinas's list of seven virtues as they are taught by nature, Becknell gathers classic and contemporary wisdom on prudence, fortitude, temperance, justice, faith, hope, and charity; and invites you to consider God's creation and practice its lessons. Includes thought-and-action questions for each character trait.
Publishers Description An anthology of poetry and prose from more than 80 of the finest classic and contemporary writers. The literary selections illustrate the seven virtues of prudence, fortitude, temperance, justice, faith, hope and charity as they are embodied in nature.
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A deeply satisfying, highly recommended book Apr 12, 2002
Of Earth And Sky: Spiritual Lessons From Nature is an inspirational book collecting carefully chosen selections from over eighty of the world's most gifted writers to best present the seven great virtues: Prudence, Fortitude, Temperance, Justice, Faith, Hope, and Charity. Gentle, powerful, filled with deep insights and perfectly complemented by the soft black-and-white sketches that intersperse its anecdotes. Deftly compiled and presented by Thomas Becknell (Professor of English, Bethel College, St. Paul, Minnesota), Of Earth And Sky is a profoundly spiritual, deeply satisfying, highly recommended book.