• Grounded

  • Finding God in the World - A Spiritual Revolution
  • By: Diana Butler Bass
  • Narrated by: Diana Butler Bass
  • Length: 11 hrs and 46 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook
  • Release date: 07-15-16
  • Language: English
  • Publisher: Tantor Audio
  • 4.5 out of 5 stars 4.3 (35 ratings)

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Publisher's Summary

The headlines are clear: Religion is on the decline in America as many people leave behind traditional religious practices. In this follow-up to her critically acclaimed book Christianity After Religion, Diana Butler Bass argues that what appears to be a decline actually signals a major transformation in how people understand God. The distant God of conventional religion has given way to a more intimate sense of the sacred with us in the world. This shift is at the heart of a spiritual revolution that surrounds us - and that is challenging religious, political, and social institutions.
Grounded explores this cultural turn as Bass unpacks how people are finding new spiritual ground by discovering and embracing God everywhere in the world around us: in the soil, the water, the sky, in our homes and neighborhoods, and in the global commons. Faith is no longer a matter of mountaintop experience or institutional practice; instead, people are connecting with God through the environment in which we live. Grounded guides listeners through our contemporary spiritual habitat as it points out the many ways in which people experience a God who animates creation and community.
©2015 Diana Butler Bass (P)2016 Tantor
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5 out of 5 stars
By Amazon Customer on 01-09-18

Beautiful, moving.

A touching and deeply resonating work on the spiritual migration of recognizing the god who is *with* us.

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2 out of 5 stars
By Jeff C on 11-23-16

Well researched and presented

Very well outlined, documented, and presented. The author has a very pleasing voice that adds to the pleasing narration. The insertion of her political bias took away from the content even though I agree with her feelings and response.

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