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Back to Earth: A Backpacker's Journey into Self and Soul

Back to Earth: A Backpacker's Journey into Self and Soul (Paperback)

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Back to Earth is the powerful, personal journey of a man in his middle years who senses that he has drifted away from the ideals of his youth and who must now search for coherence, belief, and a renewed spirituality following the breakup of his marriage and family. Living alone in a cabin in the woods, Temple searches his past and tells tales of experiences backpacking in the American wilderness. His reflections focus on the spiritual and redemptive qualities of nature, the American character, and the dilemmas of the split between matter and spirit, body and soul, God and creation. As an "earnest pilgrim with a short attention span", Temple's story chronicles his journey from an intimacy with the earth to an alienation from it, and the need of all humans to find a redemptive reunion.

BiographyBiography: generalAutobiography: generalBiographyDiaries, letters & journalsBiographyTrue storiesTrue stories of heroism, endurance & survivalNatural World & The EnvironmentThe natural world, country life & petsPhilosophy, Psychology & Social SciencesReligion & BeliefsReligion: general Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publication Date: 26/04/2005 ISBN-13: 9780742543942  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
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Kerry Temple is editor of Notre Dame Magazine. His essays have appeared in Audobon and Backpaker magazine. He has been included in a volume of Best American Essays.

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