By Mark G. Boyer
"Boyer has written an informative and inspirational publication that explores the non secular importance of a number of timber in Christianity and different religions of the area. good equipped and good researched, this ebook is going some distance in illustrating why and the way bushes have performed such an incredible half within the spiritual lives of individuals around the world."
--Stephen C. Berkwitz, Professor of spiritual reports, Missouri country University
"With his attribute mixture of precise scholarship and readability of notion, Boyer's most recent quantity publications the reader via a private discovery in their personal non secular reference to timber and sacred nature as just a professional educator can. Trees decorate our backyards and public spaces. They fresh our soil and our air to shape an ecological hyperlink among the Earth and sky. Boyer indicates us how they could additionally spiritually hyperlink the human and the divine."
--John Kossler, Ecologist, Western Meridian Resources
"This ecologically delicate ebook hits the marketplace because the foliage of the wooded area revels in all its autumnal glory. Boyer's most recent reflections summon humanity to have fun during this colourful grandeur that discloses the immanence of God, 'disguised via the bark of a tree.' inside this woodland, tree enthusiasts far and wide will observe an echo of the divine that resonates in each human middle, that realizes afresh, that 'only God could make a tree.'"
--Pauline Nugent, CCVI, Professor of Classics and Biblical Hebrew, Missouri nation University
Mark G. Boyer--well-known writer and faculty instructor--has been writing books on biblical and liturgical spirituality for thirty years. As an writer, he has written fifty volumes on spirituality eager about spotting the divine in every-day lifestyles. As a school teacher, he has taught classes in Bible and movie at Missouri country collage, Springfield, Missouri, for nearly thirty years. this is often his 10th Wipf and inventory title.
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An Abecedarian of Sacred Trees: Spiritual Growth through Reflections on Woody Plants by Mark G. Boyer