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Related Reading for Sundays

Our library in Hewett Centre is open every Sunday after service during Coffee Hour, and now the Library Team will be offering related reading lists based on the topic of Sunday service. Here is their list for the upcoming May 5 service.

VanU library books related to this Sunday’s sermon:

1. Higher Creativity: Liberating the Unconscious for Breakthrough Insights, by Willis Harman and Howard Rheingold, 1984, 153.3 HAR [Our conscious minds can sometimes constrain our creativity but, through meditation, dreams, etc., our sub-conscious may break through to help.]

2. Walking a Sacred Path: Rediscovering the Labyrinth as a Spiritual Practice, by Lauren Artress, 291.3 ART [An example of the use of an artificial constraint in movement as a freeing device.]

3. A Listening Heart: The Art of Contemplative Living, by David Steindl-Rast, 1983, 248.4 STE [A Benedictine monk on the spiritual fruits of a monastic life based on the constraints of the rule to ‘Pray and work.’]

4. Solstice: The Art Of Roy Henry Vickers, by Roy Henry Vickers, 1993, 741 VIC [An example of how the stylistic constraints of a traditional culture can enable its users to see beyond the surface of things.]

5. The Great Code, by Northrop Frye, 1990 809.9 FRY [Frye stressed the larger or deeper imaginative patterns from which all literary works are constructed and the recurring importance of literature’s underlying archetypes.]

6. The Mind’s Eye, by Oliver Sacks, 2008, 781.11 SAC [A neurologist’s reflections on limitations or constraints in the brain and resulting modes of creativity.]

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