An Altar in the World



I'm reading An Altar in the World: A Geography of Faith by Barbara Taylor. Taylor is a most spiritual author. Maybe I was just “ready” for this book, but I found a couple dozen epiphanies in the first 25 pages. She quotes Isaiah 30:23, “This is the way, walk in it,” and Buddha, “Seek not to follow in the footsteps of men; rather seek what they sought.” She has brought me closer to the ineffable I seek, and while I don’t much like long books, this one could have been 500 pages longer with NO complaints from me. Be sure I will sample many of her other titles.

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