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Sacred Earth: The Spiritual Landscape of Native America

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This eye-opening journey through the terrain of Native American spirituality contrasts contemporary society's rejection of the sacred--and its arrogant belief in its own power to control the cosmos--with native traditions of reverence for the earth. The author reconstructs the archetypal and symbolic significance of indigenous rituals and sacred sites, placing Native Ameri ...more
Paperback, 176 pages
Published June 1st 1992 by Inner Traditions (first published 1992)
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An overview of the spirituality of Native Americans. Emphasis of Great Plains Indians. Not too bad, some interesting stores I intend to look into more.
Very enlightening book and well worth reading. Having an appreciation for Native American Spirituality and being a practicing Buddhist I have experienced the sublime similarities between the two. Versluis has confirmed this connection for me and given me more desire to pursue it further. The spiritual is not limited, humanity is.
Barbara Samuelson
Arthur Versluis is Professor of American Thought and Language at Michigan State University. Editor of Avaloka: A Journal of Traditional Religion and Culture.
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