Christianity, Wilderness, and Wildlife: The Original Desert Solitaire

Christianity, Wilderness, and Wildlife: The Original Desert Solitaire

by Susan Power Bratton



Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780940866140
Publisher: University of Scranton Press
Publication date: 04/28/2005
Pages: 350
Product dimensions: 6.46(w) x 9.58(h) x 1.03(d)

About the Author

Susan Power Bratton has worked actively in environmental and wilderness protection for over twenty years.  She was Associate Professsor of Philosophy and Religion at the University of North Texas when Christianity, Wilderness, and Wildlife, where she worked in the Environmental Ethics program.  She is presently Chair of the Environmental Studies program at Baylor University.

Table of Contents

Abbreviations for Translations of the Scriptures
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 Jonathan)
5. The Mountain Haunts of teh 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 Revelation)
10. The Original Desert Solitaire (Desert Monasticism)
11. Oaks, Wolves, and Love (Celtic Monasticism)
12. A 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)
Biblical Citationsthe

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