The Resource Darling : a spiritual autobiography, Richard Rodriguez

Darling : a spiritual autobiography, Richard Rodriguez

Label
Darling : a spiritual autobiography
Title
Darling
Title remainder
a spiritual autobiography
Statement of responsibility
Richard Rodriguez
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In this memoir the author examines international religious violence, growing public atheism in the West, and his religious rejection for his homosexuality, moving from Jerusalem to Silicon Valley, from Moses to Liberace, from Lance Armstrong to Mother Teresa. He considers his relationship to the God of the desert, and to terrorists who kill in the name of God. He is a homosexual who writes with love of the religions of the desert that exclude him. He is a passionate, unorthodox Roman Catholic who is always mindful of his relationship to Judaism and Islam because of a shared belief in the God who revealed himself within an ecology of emptiness. And at the center of this book is a consideration of women, their importance to his spiritual formation and their centrality to the future of the desert religions. Here he binds these threads together into this wonderfully complex tapestry. -- From book jacket
Biography type
autobiography
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1944-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Rodriguez, Richard
Dewey number
  • 282.092
  • B
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
BX4705.R6375
LC item number
A3 2013
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Rodriguez, Richard
  • Catholic Church
  • Christian pilgrims and pilgrimages
  • United States
Label
Darling : a spiritual autobiography, Richard Rodriguez
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Ojalá -- Jerusalem and the desert -- The True Cross -- Tour de France -- Darling -- Saint Cesar of Delano -- Disappointment -- Final edition -- Transit Alexander -- The three ecologies of the holy desert
Control code
ocn834431751
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
235 pages
Isbn
9780670025305
Lccn
2013017046
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other control number
40022950536
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)834431751
Label
Darling : a spiritual autobiography, Richard Rodriguez
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Ojalá -- Jerusalem and the desert -- The True Cross -- Tour de France -- Darling -- Saint Cesar of Delano -- Disappointment -- Final edition -- Transit Alexander -- The three ecologies of the holy desert
Control code
ocn834431751
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
235 pages
Isbn
9780670025305
Lccn
2013017046
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other control number
40022950536
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)834431751

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