Authors & Events
Nov 23, 2011
| ISBN 9780307499783
Nov 23, 2011 | ISBN 9780307499783
A lovely Caribbean island and its people awaken in author Robert Benson a sense of place and home. The islanders’ warmth and welcome prompt a new understanding of ideas of beauty, community and spiritual belonging. “We live in a world where such welcome and gentleness and civility are increasingly rare. Most of the conversation between strangers is terse and quick and far too often, it is cold and rude. It can even be that way, more often than we care to admit, among people who are not strangers. And such is the way of the world that we live in that we are almost stunned by welcome whenever it breaks out around us, and we are certainly drawn to the people and to the places where we find such welcome in abundance.”
Robert Benson is the author of several books, including Living Prayer, Venite: A Book of Daily Prayer, and Between the Dreaming and the Coming True. He lives in Nashville, Tennessee.
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