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Holy the Firm

2 Ratings: 5.0
A book by Annie Dillard

"A book of great richness, beauty and power." ----New York Times Book Review

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Author: Annie Dillard
Genre: Outdoors & Nature
Publisher: Harper Perennial
2 reviews about Holy the Firm
review by . May 08, 2013
Spiritually terse observations that can fling away logical and humanistic dribble.
In Holy the Firm, Annie Dillard certainly can not be accused for excess verbiage. Her little book, consisting of less than eighty pages, is a thoughtful and sometimes intense investigation into the soul. One can almost imagine her staring deeply at a flowing river or a particular kind of tree and genuinely seeing Divinity in and around it, authentically feeling it and being transportated to the nether reaches of the unexplained. Yet, it is a good place or moment where nothing can touch you or hurt …
review by . October 15, 2007
In Holy the Firm, Annie Dillard certainly can not be accused for excess verbiage. Her little book, consisting of less than eighty pages, is a thoughtful and sometimes intense investigation into the soul. One can almost imagine her staring deeply at a flowing river or a particular kind of tree and genuinely seeing Divinity in and around it, authentically feeling it and being transportated to the nether reaches of the unexplained. Yet, it is a good place or moment where nothing can touch you or hurt …
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