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Sacred fire

poetry and prose

by Nancy C. Wood

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  • 20 Currently reading

Published by Doubleday in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Southwest, New
    • Subjects:
    • Pueblo Indians -- Juvenile poetry,
    • Pueblo Indians -- Juvenile literature,
    • Children"s poetry, American,
    • Pueblo Indians -- Poetry,
    • Indians of North America -- Southwest, New -- Poetry,
    • American poetry

    • About the Edition

      A collection of poems and paintings centered on the beliefs and ancestral wisdom of the Pueblo Indians of the American Southwest.

      Edition Notes

      Statementby Nancy Wood ; paintings by Frank Howell.
      ContributionsHowell, Frank, ill.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPS3573.O595 S23 1998
      The Physical Object
      Pagination73 p. :
      Number of Pages73
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL692233M
      ISBN 100385325150
      LC Control Number97039414
      OCLC/WorldCa37975790

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Sacred fire by Nancy C. Wood Download PDF Ebook

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As the custom of marrying the gods became universal, coloring the entire religious experience, other divinities also assumed, in time, a sexual meaning. For all that, the marriage of the sun and earth is too abstract for the primitive mind.

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He operates through his priests, who charge a fee for this divine service. In other words, he could marry the gods by marrying himself. Lavishly illustrated with illuminated manuscripts, woodcuts, paintings, and sculptures. If only we would Sacred fire book ourselves be dominated as things do by some immense storm we would become strong too, Sacred fire book not need names.

In fact, when he was a young soldier, George Washington found himself in disagreement with his employer, the governor of Virginia, over the issue of chaplains.

In the forests of central Africa, there are little rustic temples made of palm-fronds and poles. The Ewhe of West Africa make an image of red clay which rudely represents the Sacred fire book figure. In this manner, pairs of all creatures, whatsoever, down to ants, came into the world.

It is a form of mana, a magical way of getting the generative divinities to do likewise and to bless the world with fertility. But, as Rolheiser explains, when we embrace the struggle and yearning to know God we can experience too a profound re-understanding to our daily lives.

Where do we go once the basic questions in our lives are no longer the restless questions of youthful insecurity and Sacred fire book Without appealing directly Sacred fire book them, or participating in their life, man could perform an act which would be a suggestion the gods were bound to take.

Not only is its mere size intimidating to the casual reader, but, the authors quote Washington and his contemporaries over and over and over again, using the very same quotations.

There were those that looked after the reproduction of animals. So it is in the Maldive Islands, where the Prince of the Sea is worshipped. Have you received Christ as your Lord and Saviour? They persisted into classical times, but only under the veil of mysticism for exotic natures. In the temples of Egypt, a woman slept near the image of Ammon as his "divine consort" and was said to have no intercourse with a man.

Every maiden living on his land was to offer herself to him before she joined her husband.The Patheos Book Club features Sacred Fire: A Vision for a Deeper Human and Christian Maturity by Ronald Rolheiser, an exploration of what constitutes a more adult, Christian discipleship and a Author: Ronald Rolheiser.

It is a torch of light and fire, the eternal fire, the fire that never fails—the fire of love. Within this flame the base metal of crude religious belief has been refined and forged into the beautiful institution of the present day, and this same refining process has, in turn, purged the fire itself.

Mar 15,  · His sequel, Sacred Fire, is a superb book--one to give to a seeker looking to find God, to a friend struggling with a relationship with God, to a devout believer looking to deepen his or her faith--or best of all, to yourself, as a way of coming to know the God who desires ever more to know you." --James Martin, SJ, author of Jesus: A Pilgrimage/5().Pdf story is told by the Old Man, guardian of the Sacred Fire, one of the four great elements and symbolic of longevity, hope, wisdom, and purification.

While the Sacred Flame is central to the book, Wood ranges far and wide, into Sun Dances and corn ceremonies, community and tradition.Download pdf is a torch of light and fire, the eternal fire, the fire that never fails—the fire of love.

Within this flame the base metal of crude religious belief has been refined and forged into the beautiful institution of the present day, and this same refining process has, in turn, purged the fire itself.As part of creating Sacred Fire at both Community Ebook and Women Fire gatherings, specific offerings of wood, copal (tree resin), chocolate (cocoa beans), and tobacco are provided and offered to the Fire by all those who wish to participate in this exchange/ceremony.