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Short Trip to the Edge Where Earth Meets Heaven -- A Pilgrimage

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ISBN-10: 0060843225

ISBN-13: 9780060843229

Edition: 2007

Authors: Scott Cairns

List price: $22.95
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Description:

While walking on the beach with his Labrador, poet and literature professor Scott Cairns ran headlong into his midlife crisis. Cairns realized that his spiritual life was moving at a snail's pace and time was running out. This crisis launched Cairns on a search for what it means to have a "prayer life, leading him to set out on a spiritual journey to the mystical Greek peninsula of Mount Athos. With a humorous yet humble voice and a poet's exquisite prose, Cairns immerses his readers in the history and power of the holy mountain and the faith of the monks who worship there. For centuries this ancient and austere place has been the spiritual center of the Orthodox Church. Only monks live…    
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Book details

List price: $22.95
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date: 2/20/2007
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 256
Size: 5.75" wide x 8.75" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 0.748
Language: English