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The Sacred Depths of Nature
     

The Sacred Depths of Nature

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by Ursula Goodenough
 

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ISBN-10: 0195126130

ISBN-13: 9780195126136

Pub. Date: 10/28/1998

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

This eloquent volume reconciles the modern scientific understanding of reality with our timeless spiritual yearnings for reverence and continuity. Looking at such topics as evolution, emotions, sexuality, and death, Goodenough writes with rich, uncluttered detail about the workings of nature. 18 illustrations.

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This eloquent volume reconciles the modern scientific understanding of reality with our timeless spiritual yearnings for reverence and continuity. Looking at such topics as evolution, emotions, sexuality, and death, Goodenough writes with rich, uncluttered detail about the workings of nature. 18 illustrations.

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ISBN-13:
9780195126136
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
10/28/1998
Pages:
224
Product dimensions:
5.80(w) x 8.30(h) x 0.90(d)
Lexile:
1430L (what's this?)

Table of Contents

1. Origins of the Earth
2. Origins of Life
3. How Life Works
4. How an Organism Works
5. How Evolution Works
6. The Evolution of Biodiversity
7. Awareness
8. Emotions and Meaning
9. Sex
10. Sexuality
11. Multicellularity and Death
12. Speciation

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The Sacred Depths of Nature 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
Guest More than 1 year ago
An excellent reading experience that feels congruent with what I experience in my own explorations.Though I doubt that Wendell Berry would appreciate the comparison, Dr. Goodenough¿s essays remind me of poems and essays by Professor Berry.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago