Dreamtime

Dreamtime This revised and substantially expanded edition of John Moriarty s first book interweaves fresh songlines and aislings in a work now recognized as a classic of spiritual writing Mediated by stories an

  • Title: Dreamtime
  • Author: JohnMoriarty
  • ISBN: 9781901866315
  • Page: 129
  • Format: None
  • This revised and substantially expanded edition of John Moriarty s first book interweaves fresh songlines and aislings in a work now recognized as a classic of spiritual writing Mediated by stories and personal excursions in literature, philosophy and sacred texts, and containing a new Epilogue, Dreamtime takes issue with the Cartesian consciousness of a Cartesian worldThis revised and substantially expanded edition of John Moriarty s first book interweaves fresh songlines and aislings in a work now recognized as a classic of spiritual writing Mediated by stories and personal excursions in literature, philosophy and sacred texts, and containing a new Epilogue, Dreamtime takes issue with the Cartesian consciousness of a Cartesian world Although Dreamtime is often thought of as an Australian aboriginal phenomenon, this book posits a European, Christian and Irish Dreamtime, as much cultural as geo physical The task of the poet philosopher, it suggests, is to enlarge our capacity for symbolic understanding, while keeping the path to Connla s Well open and inviting us to inhabit a shared Dreamtime.

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      Librarian Note There is than one author by this name in the data base.John Moriarty was an Irish poet and philosopher.Obituary with information theguardian news 2007

    631 thoughts on “Dreamtime”

    1. John Moriarty is a one of a kind writer. This book, while it might be difficult on first reading because of his many allusions to a huge swathe of literature, is well worth the effort. John is talking about one thing only, the path to enlightenment, spiritual development, and he uses his great erudition to support what he is saying. All traditions and cultures have had and have their own mythology or way to speaking about this matter. John decodes these mythologies for us. The Perennial Wisdom i [...]


    2. I really can't rate this. I've read this whole book and still don't know what it was about.It was a gift from my parents from their trip to Ireland. They wanted to give me something that I couldn't get here. True that. I wonder why. I'm not a mystic, and this was just reading for the sake of reading, - not a single word fastened in my mind.


    3. An intriguing introduction to Moriarty. Don't expect to 'get it'. Moriarty is the great enigma of recent Irish writing, worth exploring and giving a lot of time to but he definitely does not make it an easy ride.


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