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Circles of Meaning, Labyrinths of Fear: The twenty-two relationships of a spiritual life and culture (New)
by Myers, Brendan
Publisher: O Books
Book ID: 9781846947452, 1846947456
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You've heard of sacred places, writings, relics, and rituals, holy days and magical times of year. But these are actuallyrepresentations of relationshipsthat people have with each other and the elements of the world. Some of these relationships environmental: they involve landscapes, animals, and the streets of your home town. Some are personal, such as families, friends, and elders. Some are public, involving musicians, storytellers, medical doctors, and even soldiers.
This book studies twenty-two relationships, from a variety of traditions, and shows their place in the good life . Yet these relations are always fragile, and threatened by fears, from the fear of loneliness, to the fear of the loss of personal or political freedom, to the fear of death. To escape from these fears, people often trap themselves into ways of life that are bad for everyone, including themselves. This book studies how that happens, and how to prevent it. More than beliefs, laws, and teachings, our relationships are the true basis of spirituality, and freedom.
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