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Land and Place

He Whenua, He Wahi - Spiritualities from Aotearoa New ZealandEdited by Helen Bergin & Susan Smith

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Great contributions from New Zealand writers, Maori and Pakeha, urban and rural.

These 16 different pieces provide perspectives and spiritualties which celebrate how they relate, in their own particular way, to the land of Aotearoa-New Zealand. Mountains, sea shore, garden, harvest, the city… what the land means to them.

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He Whenua, He Wahi
Spiritualities from Aotearoa New Zealand
Edited by Helen Bergin & Susan Smith

Great contributions from New Zealand writers, Maori and Pakeha, urban and rural.

These 16 different pieces provide perspectives and spiritualties which celebrate how they relate, in their own particular way, to the land of Aotearoa-New Zealand. Mountains, sea shore, garden, harvest, the city… what the land means to them.

“Every New Zealander who is even mildly curious about where we belong, and how God engages us here, should read this book. You’ll never look at a garden or a landscape in the same way again. It literally shifts the ground beneath your feet.” – John Bluck, former Bishop of Waiapu

Chapters
Foreword – Neil Darragh
Introduction – Helen Bergin
Globalisation, Colonisation and the Land – Paul Dalziel and Jane Higgins

A Three-Way Relationship: God, Land, People. A Maori Woman Reflects – Tui Cadogan
A Perspective on Early Maori Relationships with Land – Dorothy Urlich Cloher
Land, Identity and Change – Alice Sinnott
Jesus and His Relationship to His Land – John Dunn
Landscape as Spiritual Classic: A Reading from Paekakariki – Elizabeth Julian
Rural Spirituality: A South Islander Reflects – Robyn McPhail
The Healing of Our Land – Susan Smith
“Surely the Lord is in this Place”: God and Places in Aotearoa New Zealand – Maurice Andrews
The Waters of Aotearoa New Zealand: Experience of the Holy Spirit? – Helen Bergin

Common or Garden Spirituality, Spirituality of Place seen through the Life and Death of a Garden – Peter Murnane
Green Fingers – Ann Gilroy
The Dark Night of Creation – Mary Horn

Responses
Judy Reinken
Keith Carley

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