Friday, July 29, 2011

Book List Addition: The Environmental Vision of Thomas Merton

In The Environmental Vision of Thomas Merton, author Monica Weis suggests that Merton's interest in nature, which developed significantly during his years at the Abbey of Gethsemani, laid the foundation for his growing environmental consciousness.

The Environmental Vision of Thomas Merton
by Monica Weis
The University Press of Kentucky, 2011

Saturday, July 23, 2011

Book List Addition: Field Man

Field Man
Life as a Desert Archaeologist
by Julian D. Hayden
University of Arizona Press, 2011

The product of years of interviews conducted by colleagues and friends, this is a memoir of renowned southwestern archaeologist Julian Dodge Hayden, a man who held no professional degree or faculty position but who camped and argued with a who’s who of archaeology, including Emil Haury, Malcolm Rogers, Paul Ezell, and Norman Tindale.