John Muir: Spiritual Writings (Paperback)

By John Muir, Tim Flinders (Editor)
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John Muir (1848-1914) was a Scottish-born American naturalist, whose writings contributed to the preservation of Yosemite and other natural parks, and helped spark the modern environmental movement. He is the founder of the Sierra Club, which numbers hundreds of thousands of members. This volume draws on his letters, journals, and other writings, to explore the deep spiritual dimension of his affinity with nature an aspect of his work that is seldom explored

About the Author


John Muir (1838-1914) was one of the most influential conservationists and nature writers in American history. Founder of the Sierra Club, and its president until his death, Muir was a spirit so free that all he did to prepare for an expedition was to "throw some tea and bread into an old sack and jump the back fence."

Tim Flinders is the author of Sacred Surround: The Thought and Spirituality of Thomas Berry. An educator and writer, he lectures on contemplative spirituality at the Sophia Center, Holy Names University, Oakland, CA and is a research fellow at the Spirituality and health Institute, Santa Clara University. He and his wife Carol are founders of the Two Rock Institute in Tomales, California.
Product Details
ISBN: 9781626980358
ISBN-10: 1626980357
Publisher: Orbis Books
Publication Date: August 2013
Language: English