Church of the Wild: How Nature Invites Us Into the Sacred by Loorz, Victoria
Victoria Loorz
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Church of the Wild: How Nature Invites Us Into the Sacred -- Victoria Loorz - Paperback


Once upon a time, humans lived in intimate relationship with nature.

Whether disillusioned by the dominant church or unfulfilled by traditional expressions of faith, many of us long for a deeper spirituality. Victoria Loorz certainly did. Coping with an unraveling vocation, identity, and planet, Loorz turned to the wanderings of spiritual leaders and the sanctuary of the natural world, eventually cofounding the Wild Church Network and Seminary of the Wild.

With an ecospiritual lens on biblical narratives and a fresh look at a community larger than our own species, Church of the Wild uncovers the wild roots of faith and helps us deepen our commitment to a suffering earth by falling in love with it--and calling it church. Through mystical encounters with wild deer, whispers from a scrubby oak tree, wordless conversation with a cougar, and more, Loorz helps us connect to a love that literally holds the world together--a love that calls us into communion with all creatures.



Author: Victoria Loorz
Publisher: Broadleaf Books
Published: 10/05/2021
Pages: 272
Binding Type: Paperback
Weight: 0.65lbs
Size: 8.00h x 5.20w x 0.80d
ISBN: 9781506469645

Review Citation(s):
Shelf Awareness 10/05/2021