World As Lover, World As Self: Courage for Global Justice and Ecological Renewal (Revised 2nd Edition)
by Joanna Macy, Foreword by Stephanie Kaza
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Publication Date: 2007
Topics: s, Love, Sex, Eros, Nature, Personal Growth, Spirituality & Religion, Sustainable Community, Third World Peoples
Description: A visionary ahead of her time, Joanna Macy sounds the call for us to wake up to a deeper relationship with the Earth or risk its destruction. In renewing our commitment to the natural world, she writes, we can nourish and replenish our spirits as well. 'World as Lover, World as Self' is a love poem to the planet, a story of personal journey, and a blueprint for social change.
Part One: Havesting Wisdom From the Past
Part Two: Cultivating the Present
Part Three: Sowing Seeds for the Future
Review(s): "...a lamentation, a praise song, and a map. Whoever dares, as Joanna Macy does, to love so deeply must be a descendent of the Mother of All Buddhas. In these darkest times, this book is an inextinguishable light." - Deena Metzger, author of 'Writing for Your Life'
"Joanna Macy's vision of interconnectedness is offered with her great wisdom and profound compassion.This book is a must-read for all of us." - Joan Halifax
"This is a profoundly important, passionate book, one that truth-seekers, spiritually motivated political activists, and ordinary citizens with their eyes open will find indispensable." - Whole Earth Review
"The first great joy of this book is encountering Joanna Macy herself. It always inspires and refreshes to come into contact with a truly alive, spiritual personality." - Currents in Theology
"Joanna Macy's most masterful and sophisticated book." - Green Library Journal