Item Details

The Best American Spiritual Writing 2005

edited by Philip Zaleski ; introduction by Barry Lopez
Format
Book
Published
Boston : Houghton Mifflin, 2005.
Language
English
Series
The Best American Series
Best American Series
ISBN
0618586423, 9780618586424, 0618586431, 9780618586431
Access Restriction
Part or all of this collection is housed at Ivy Stacks, an off-site storage facility. Requests for materials housed at Ivy Stacks require 72 hours' notice.
Summary
Contains a collection of essays, short stories, and poems that examine issues of spirituality and religious faith from a wide range of perspectives. Includes work by Philip Levine, Oliver Sacks, Mary Gordon, W.S. Merwin, and others.
Contents
  • The gift of the call / Christopher Bamford
  • The Acusmata of Pythagoras / Brian Blanchfield
  • Replies to the immediate / Scott Cairns
  • Kaddish / Richard Chess
  • Advent stanzas / Robert Cording
  • Best of intentions / Harvey Cox
  • The emergent mystique / Andy Crouch
  • Joyas voladoras / Brian Doyle
  • The French guy / David James Duncan
  • "You kill it, you eat it" and other lessons from my thrifty childhood / Jean Bethke Elshtain
  • An entomologist's dilemma / Margaret Erhart
  • Sighs too deep for words : on being bad at reading the Bible / Helen Garner
  • A skull in Varanasi, a head in Baghdad / Todd Gitlin
  • When the candle is blown out / Natalie Goldberg
  • Appetite for the absolute / Mary Gordon
  • Pilgrim / Patricia Hampl
  • Gift / Brooks Haxton
  • Self-portrait / Edward Hirsch
  • Dr. King's refrigerator / Charles Johnson
  • Us and them / Maria Poggi Johnson
  • Wonder bread / Heather King
  • The genius / Philip Levine
  • Passed on / Thomas Lynch
  • High fidelity / Bill McKibben
  • To the Gods / W.S. Merwin
  • Kierkegaard for grownups / Richard John Neuhaus
  • Speed / Oliver Sacks
  • The master-disciple relationship / Huston Smith
  • No shadow / Gary Snyder
  • Coveting Luke's faith / Dana Tierney
  • Two short essays / Ptolemy Tompkins
  • The Passion's passionate despisers / Kenneth L. Woodward
  • Wrong notes / Charles Wright
  • Prescience / Franz Wright.
Description
xxvi, 210 p. ; 22 cm.
Local Notes
SPECIAL COLLECTIONS: PS509 .S62 B47 2005. Blue paper wrapper. From the Papers of Charles Wright.
Series Statement
The best American series, 1555-7820
Best American series 1555-7820
Technical Details
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