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The Sacred Desert: Religion, Literature, Art and Culture David Jasper

The Sacred Desert: Religion, Literature, Art and Culture

David Jasper

Published April 15th 2008
ISBN : 9780470777220
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232 pages
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The Sacred Desert is a reflection on the role of the desert in theology, history, literature, art and film.An original reflection on the role of the desert in theology, history, literature, art and film.Discusses figures as diverse as Jesus, theMoreThe Sacred Desert is a reflection on the role of the desert in theology, history, literature, art and film.An original reflection on the role of the desert in theology, history, literature, art and film.Discusses figures as diverse as Jesus, the early Christian Desert Fathers, T.E. Lawrence, T.S. Eliot, Georgia OKeeffe, Wim Wenders and Jim Crace.Makes connections across millennia of desert literature.Deepens the readers understanding of the desert as a real place, as an interior space, and as a textual site,Concludes with comments on the recent conflicts in Iraq.Written in a readable and engaging style.