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The Fruitful Darkness: Reconnecting with the Body of the Earth

Halifax, Joan

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ISBN 10: 0062503693 / ISBN 13: 9780062503695
Published by HarperSanFrancisco, San Francisco, 1993
Condition: Very Good + Hardcover
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First edition, stated; first printing, full number line. Signed by the author under her byline on the title page: "Joan Halifax." Quarterbound in black paper-covered boards with a black cloth, gold-lettered spine; top page edges tinted yellow. The book is unmarked; slight spine slant; a ding to top edge of front board. The dust jacket is not price-clipped (original price $18.00); Brodart protected. Bookseller Inventory # 004944

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Title: The Fruitful Darkness: Reconnecting with the...

Publisher: HarperSanFrancisco, San Francisco

Publication Date: 1993

Binding: Hard Cover

Illustrator: Katherine Tillotson

Book Condition:Very Good +

Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine

Signed: Signed by Author

Edition: First Edition

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Interweaves Christianity, anthropology, ecology, Buddhism, and Shamanism in a journey of personal discovery

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Joan Halifax, PhD, is a Zen priest and anthropologist who has served on the faculty of Columbia University, the University of Miami School of Medicine, the New School for Social Research, and Naropa University. For forty years she has worked with dying people and has lectured on the subject of death and dying at Harvard Divinity School, Harvard Medical School, Georgetown Medical School, and many other academic institutions. In 1990, she founded Upaya Zen Center, a Buddhist study and social action center in Santa Fe, New Mexico. In 1994, she founded the Project on Being with Dying, which has trained hundreds of health-care professionals in the contemplative care of dying people.

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