Christianity, Wilderness, and Wildlife

Christianity, Wilderness, and Wildlife

by Susan Bratton

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781589661776
Publisher: University of Scranton Press
Publication date: 07/15/2009
Pages: 350
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.20(d)

About the Author

Susan Bratton is chair of the environmental studies department at Baylor University and author of Environmental Values in Christian Art.
 
 

Table of Contents

Abbreviations for Translations of the Scriptures
Acknowledgements
 
1.   Introduction
2.   She Went and Wandered in the Wilderness (Genesis)
3.   The Water Became Sweet (The Exodus)
4.   The Paw of the Bear, the Paw of the Lion (David and Jonathon)
5.   The Mountain Haunts of the Leopards (Writings)
6.   Fed by Ravens (The Former Prophets, Elijah and Jonah)
7.   Jackals in Her Palaces (Later Prophets)
8.   And He withdrew to an Isolated Place (Intertestamental Times, Christ, and John the Baptist)
9.   The Desert Road (Acts and Revelations)
10. The Original Desert Solitaire (Desert Monasticism)
11. Oaks, Wolves, and Love (Celtic Monasticism)
12. The Cave Outside the City (St. Francis)
13. The Limits of Western Wilderness (The Reformation)
14. Spiritual Journeys — On-and Off-Trail (Contemporary Questions)
15. Mountain Crests, Desert Canyons (Contemporary Questions)
16. The Wild and the Kingdom (Protecting the Wild)
 
Notes
Bibliography
Index
Biblical Citations

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