Assignments for September 21, 23, 25

carr-gommMonday, September 21 –

Review What Do Druids Believe?; come prepared to discuss how this book helped you understand nature religion.

Preview Thinking Like a Mountain (cover, front matter, back matter); come prepared to discuss your initial impressions of the book.

seedWednesday, September 23 –

Read pages 2-33 of Thinking Like a Mountain; come prepared to outline each chapter and to discuss passages you find interesting:

Seed, “Invocation”

Seed, “Introduction: ‘To Hear Within Ourselves the Sound of the Earth Crying'”

Naess, “Self Realization: An Ecological Approach to Being in the World”

Jeffers, “Oh, Lovely Rock”

Friday, September 25 –

Read pages 34-55 of Thinking Like a Mountain; come prepared to outline each chapter and to discuss passages you find interesting:

Seed, “Beyond Anthropocentrism”

Seed and Macy, “Gaia Meditations”

Seed and Fleming, “Evolutionary Remembering”

Jeffers, “Passenger Pigeons”

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Assignments for September 14, 16, 18

carr-gommMonday, September 14 –

Read pages 1-34 of What Do Druids Believe?; come prepared to outline each chapter and to discuss passages you find interesting:

1. Druids in the Twenty-First Century

2. How Did We Get Here?

3. The Roots of a Tradition

4. Significant Druids

Wednesday, September 16 –

Read pages 35-77 of What Do Druids Believe?; come prepared to outline each chapter and to discuss passages you find interesting:

5. What Do Druids Believe?

6. Mysticism, Shamanism and Magic

7. Ethics and Values

8. What Do Druids Do?

Friday, September 18 –

Read pages 78-101 of What Do Druids Believe?; come prepared to outline each chapter and to discuss passages you find interesting:

9. Stories and Lore

10. Learning Druidry

11. The Practical Value of Following Druidism

12. Druidry in the Future

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Assignments for September 9, 11

littlebirdWednesday, September 9 –

Read pages 69-127 of Hunting Sacred, Everything Listens; come prepared to outline each chapter and to discuss passages you find interesting:

South

East

Epilogue

Friday, September 11 –

Review Hunting Sacred, Everything Listens; come prepared to discuss how this book helped you understand nature religion.

carr-gommPreview What Do Druids Believe? (cover, front matter, back matter); come prepared to discuss your initial impressions of the book.

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Assignments for August 31, September 2, 4

littlebirdMonday, August 31 –

Preview Hunting Sacred, Everything Listens (cover, front matter, back matter); come prepared to discuss your initial impressions of the book.

Wednesday, September 2 –

Read pages 13-42 of Hunting Sacred, Everything Listens; come prepared to outline each chapter and to discuss passages you find interesting:

Introduction

Prologue

North

Friday, September 4 –

Read pages 43-68 of Hunting Sacred, Everything Listens; come prepared to outline each chapter and to discuss passages you find interesting:

West

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Assignments for August 26, 28

albaneseWednesday, August 26 –

Read the front matter and introduction of Nature Religion in America; come prepared to outline the introduction and to discuss what Albanese means by “nature religion.”

Friday, August 28 –

Read the excerpt from chapter 1 of Nature Religion in America; come prepared to outline this reading and to discuss key passages for understanding nature religion.

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