A Pearl in the Brain: The Cancer Journey of a Scientist in his Search for the Seat of the Soul

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$16.95  $15.59
Publisher
Koehler Books
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Pages
206
Dimensions
6.0 X 9.0 X 0.47 inches | 0.68 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9781633938014

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About the Author

Dr. H. Bruce Rinker is an ecologist, educator, and explorer. His publications include Forest Canopies (2004 Elsevier Press) and Gaia in Turmoil (2010 MIT Press) and a number of technical and popular articles on science, religion, and culture. His scientific interests include biodepletion, climate change, environmental contaminants, tropical systems, and the history of science. Other passions are theology, Western and Eastern philosophy, and indigenous spirituality. Bruce is an ex-Franciscan friar. He lives in Staunton, VA, a small city nestled in the famous Shenandoah Valley near Washington DC, Charlottesville, Richmond, and his hometown of Winchester.

Reviews

"Impressively informative, exceptionally well written, organized and presented..." --Midwest Book Review

". . . riveting story about science and faith. . ." --Thomas Lovejoy, Ph.D., Senior Fellow, UN Foundation

" . . . an extraordinary tale born out of a remarkable life." --Stuart Revercomb, publisher The Roanoke Star

"Humor and grace run through his book. This treasure gives the reader a wonderful lens through which one can aspire to live one's life with humility, wonder, and deep appreciation." --Rev. Shelby Ochs Owen, rector, Emmanuel Church, Staunton

" . . . should be required reading for health care providers everywhere." --Dr. Pam Webber, author and professor of nursing at Shenandoah University