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Honey from Stone: A Naturalist's Search for God
     

Honey from Stone: A Naturalist's Search for God

by Chet Raymo
 

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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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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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Irish Echo
A beautiful series of essays that examine science, religion, and the landscape of Kerry. . . . A travel book about the world of ideas.
Bookpage
Chet Raymo is simply the best literary naturalist writing today, producing elegantly written, insightful books that open from a seemingly modest premise into a dizzying (and sometimes humbling) view of our place in the universe. . . . He is our apostle of the joy of curiosity.
The Boston Globe
Chet Raymo, bless him, is one of those enchanting polymaths who are in love with the universe and use the language of science to make up the words for their love songs. So struck is he by the animated magnificence of clouds, hills, oceans, islands and the light in the sky that he makes geology, physics and astronomy into life sciences and then sings in the language of these life sciences to life itself.
Brian Doyle
Master taleteller, deft and graceful scientist, passionate poet, Raymo is a storycatcher and storysinger of rare humor, hawkness of eye, breadth of biology and physics acumen, and lyricism of line. Trust me when I say that swimming in his stories is elevating, edifying, and exuberant-making.
San Francisco Chronicle
A reverie, an entrancing meditation, on stones and stars and mossy ruins . . . Raymo has somehow found a way to invoke magic, without requiring me to believe in it.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781561013371
Publisher:
Cowley Publications
Publication date:
08/25/2005
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
188
Sales rank:
838,713
File size:
3 MB

Meet the Author

Chey Raymo is professor emeritus of physics and astronomy at Stonehill College in Massachusetts. A teacher, naturalist, and former science columnist for the Boston Globe, he is the author of many books including The Soul of the Night, Climbing Brandon, and The Path.

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