The Spirituality of Wine

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Wood Lake Publishing Inc., 2004 - 158 páginas
Bestselling author Harpur has created a glorious celebration of the magic and mystery of wine. Here is a sweeping look at the deep connection between wine and spirituality from ancient times to today. With its abundance of apt quotations, spiritual wisdom, and lavish images, The Spirituality of Wine is a book to be treasured by wine lovers of every persuasion.

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Brings a new dimension to wine appreciation. As if I needed more of an excuse!

Contenido

The First
14
The Universal Connection
30
The Story of Wine
66
The Vines Appeal
82
The Healthful Blessings
97
The Bible Is Filled with Wine
108
Celebrating Life
125
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Página 82 - Tasting of Flora and the country green, Dance, and Provencal song, and sunburnt mirth! O for a beaker full of the warm South, Full of the true, the blushful Hippocrene, With beaded bubbles winking at the brim, And purple-stained mouth; That I might drink, and leave the world unseen, And with thee fade away into the forest dim...
Página 121 - And the chief butler told his dream to Joseph, and said to him, In my dream, behold, a vine was before me...
Página 121 - Here with a Loaf of Bread beneath the Bough, A Flask of Wine, a Book of Verse — and Thou Beside me singing in the Wilderness And Wilderness is Paradise enow.
Página 108 - And Melchizedek king of Salem brought forth bread and wine : And he was the priest of the most high God. And he blessed him, and said, Blessed be Abram of the most high God...
Página 87 - I will be as the dew unto Israel: he shall grow as the lily, and cast forth his roots as Lebanon. His branches shall spread, and his beauty shall be as the olive tree, and his smell as Lebanon. They that dwell under his shadow shall return; they shall revive as the corn, and grow as the vine: the scent thereof shall be as the wine of Lebanon.
Página 80 - No nation is drunken where wine is cheap; and none sober, where the dearness of wine substitutes ardent spirits as the common beverage. It is, in truth, the only antidote to the bane of whiskey.
Página 123 - Neither is new wine put into old wineskins; if it is, the skins burst, and the wine is spilled, and the skins are destroyed; but new wine is put into fresh wineskins, and so both are preserved.
Página 143 - I say I will climb the palm tree and lay hold of its branches. Oh, may your breasts be like clusters of the vine, and the scent of your breath like apples, and your kisses like the best wine that goes down smoothly, gliding over lips and teeth.
Página 36 - The cup of blessing which we bless, is it not the communion of the blood of Christ? The bread which we break, is it not the communion of the body of Christ? For we being many are one bread, and one body: for we are all partakers of that one bread.

Acerca del autor (2004)

Tom Harpur, columnist for The Toronto Star, Rhodes scholar and Anglican priest, is a prominent writer on religious and ethical issues. He is the author of seven bestselling books including For Christ's Sake, and Would You Believe? He has hosted numerous radio and television programs; a six-part television series based on his bestseller The Uncommon Touch: An Investigation of Spiritual Healing, is currently in production. Tom Harpur lives in Richmond Hill, Ontario.

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