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solace of fierce landscapes

exploring desert and mountain spirituality

by Belden C. Lane

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  • 33 Currently reading

Published by Oxford University Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Lane, Belden C., 1943-,
  • Spiritual life -- Christianity,
  • Wilderness (Theology),
  • Deserts -- Religious aspects -- Christianity,
  • Mountains -- Religious aspects -- Christianity

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [233]-274) and index.

    StatementBelden C. Lane.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBV4501.2 .L31834 1998
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 282 p. :
    Number of Pages282
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL351426M
    ISBN 100195116828
    LC Control Number98010842

    Nourishment in the Desert (Luke ) This Lent, I commend to you heartily the work of Belden Lane, whose fine book The Solace of Fierce Landscapes offers some fine reflections on Christian spirituality, interspersing stories drawn from his own life. At first glance, the two types of stories he shares seem a . Get this from a library! The solace of fierce landscapes: exploring desert and mountain spirituality. [Belden C Lane] -- "Explores the impulse that has drawn seekers into the wilderness for centuries and offers eloquent testimony to the healing power of mountain silence and desert indifference."--Cover.

    "There is an unaccountable solace that fierce landscapes offer to the soul. They heal, as well as mirror, the brokeness we find within." It is this apparent paradox that lies at the heart of this remarkable book: that inhuman landscapes should be the source of spiritual comfort.5/5(1). We have reached our goal of getting all the Friends of Silence Newsletters online, beginning with the first issue in ! May (Vol. XXXIII, No. 5) Holy Wisdom Peace Pilgrim Psalms for Praying Silence The Knowing Heart The Music of Silence The Solace of Fierce Landscapes .

      Still, as the book The Solace of Fierce Landscapes observes, in the Ancient Near East it typically was: “Biblical religion, from ancient Israel to the early church, takes place in a geography shaped by desert and mountain God of Sinai is one who thrives on fierce landscapes, seemingly forcing God’s people into wild and. Similar Items. The solace of fierce landscapes exploring desert and mountain spirituality / by: Lane, Belden C., Published: () The sacred desert: religion.


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In the tradition of Kathleen Norris, Terry Tempest Williams, and Thomas Merton, The Solace of Fierce Landscapes explores the impulse that has drawn seekers into the wilderness for centuries and offers eloquent testimony to the healing power of mountain silence and desert by: In the tradition of Kathleen Norris, Terry Tempest Williams, and Thomas Merton, The Solace of Fierce Landscapes explores the impulse that has drawn seekers into the wilderness for centuries and offers eloquent testimony to the healing power of mountain silence and desert indifference/5.

In the tradition of Kathleen Norris, Terry Tempest Williams, and Thomas Merton, The Solace of Fierce Landscapes explores the impulse that has drawn seekers into the wilderness for centuries and offers eloquent testimony to the healing power of mountain silence and desert indifference.5/5(5).

In the tradition of Kathleen Norris, Terry Tempest Williams, and Thomas Merton, The Solace of Fierce Landscapes explores the impulse that has drawn seekers into the wilderness for centuries and 4/5(2).

"There is an unaccountable solace that fierce landscapes offer to the soul. They heal, as well as mirror, the brokeness we find within." It is this apparent paradox that lies at the heart of this remarkable book: that inhuman landscapes should be the source of spiritual comfort.

Read this book on Questia. In the tradition of Kathleen Norris, Terry Tempest Williams, and Thomas Merton, The Solace of Fierce Landscapes explores the impulse that has drawn seekers into the wilderness for centuries and offers eloquent testimony to the healing power of mountain silence and desert indifference.

The Solace of Fierce Landscapes is not a systematic treatise or a history of thought so much as an exploration, as the subtitle suggests. It is enhanced by Lane's own wilderness experiences in deserts and mountains, and further framed by the moving story of his mother's death from cancer, her ultimate "desert" experience.

In the tradition of Kathleen Norris, Terry Tempest Williams, and Thomas Merton, The Solace of Fierce Landscapes explores the impulse that has drawn seekers into the wilderness for centuries and offers eloquent testimony to the healing power of mountain silence and desert indifference.

Interweaving a memoir of his mother's long struggle with Alzheimer's and cancer, meditations on his own wilderness /5(29). The Solace of Fierce Landscapes: Exploring Desert and Mountain Spirituality | Lane, Belden C.

| ISBN: | Kostenloser Versand für alle Bücher mit Versand und Verkauf duch Amazon/5(29). Download Full The Solace Of Fierce Landscapes Exploring Desert And Mountain Spirituality Book in PDF, EPUB, Mobi and All Ebook Format.

You also can read online The Solace Of Fierce Landscapes Exploring Desert And Mountain Spirituality and write the review about the book. The Solace of Fierce Landscapes is a moving and sturdy meditation on the desert. The desert is an outer place of starkness, terror, privation, and beauty; it is above all the locus of an encounter with God.

For the author, the desert is also an inner locale, embodied in experiences of relinquishment and privation. While these two traditions are in tension, Lane focus is on the former as he explores the “fierce landscapes” of the Sinai, South Asia, the Ozarks, and to the desert southwest of the United States.

Lane ends his Epilogue with the story of western travelers to California who became lost in what is now known as Death Valley in In the tradition of Kathleen Norris, Terry Tempest Williams, and Thomas Merton, The Solace of Fierce Landscapes explores the impulse that has drawn seekers into the wilderness for centuries and offers eloquent testimony to the healing power of mountain silence and desert indifference.

The Solace of Fierce Landscapes: Exploring Desert and Mountain Spirituality by Lane, Belden C. and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at His point is that the "fierce landscapes" of the title mirror the conceptual emptiness of both the unimaginable God and the ends of our own lives.

Like all good symbols, the Sinai desert and the dying mother lose nothing, in Lane's descriptions, of their own concrete and affecting reality, even as they figure the silencing transcendence of God.

The Solace of Fierce Landscapes by Belden C. Lane,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(). The Solace of Fierce Landscapes is a deeply reverential account of the connection between spirituality and place. It also is beautifully written.

In the tradition of Kathleen Norris, Terry Tempest Williams, and Thomas Merton, The Solace of Fierce Landscapes explores the impulse that has drawn seekers into the wilderness for centuries and offers eloquent testimony to the healing power of mountain silence and desert indifference/5(32).

The Solace of Fierce Landscapes: Exploring Desert and Mountain Spirituality eBook: Lane, Belden C.: : Kindle Store/5(29). The Solace of Fierce Landscapes The things that ignore us save us in the end Belden Lane | April (Vol.

XXIX, No. 4) The spiritual function of fierce terrain is to bring us to the end of ourselves, to the abandonment of language and the relinquishment of ego.

As you may have noticed, I have corrupted the title of a book by the theologian/wilderness backpacker Belden C. Lane for this blog; he writes of ‘The solace of fierce landscapes‘ which is a wonderful concept (and book), but in these days of lock-down fierce landscapes are beyond the reach of most of us (although I have known a few manse.

The Solace of Fierce Landscapes, says Frances Young in Brokenness and Blessing, is the kind of book she would have liked to have written herself.

Published by Oxford University Press, this is a well-informed exploration of desert spirituality. But it offers more than that.rihla (journey 63): skellig michael and kildreelig,ireland – the solace of fierce landscapes. Rihla (The Journey) – was the short title of a 14th Century ( CE) book written in Fez by the Islamic legal scholar Ibn Jazayy al-Kalbi of Granada who recorded and then transcribed the dictated travelogue of the Tangerian, Ibn : Roger Derham.