Segments in this Video

Muir's Childhood (01:13)


John Muir was a mystic who experienced the sacredness of nature. He felt that nature was a mirror of our inner selves, and that we could find God in the beauty of the natural world.

Muir's Nature Church (04:36)

Muir writes about nature in a way that conveys holiness and sacredness. It helps us recognize that we can encounter God even more intimately and directly in nature.

Ecstasy And Awe (02:24)

Awe is a positive emotion that is little understood, but has been shown to have a number of benefits, including increased creativity and a sense of connection to something larger than oneself.

Traveling the Natural Currents of Earth (02:05)

John Muir figured out how to use the natural currents of the earth, helping him move in the direction he wanted to go.

Connecting to Nature (03:40)

National parks offer a sense of spirituality and peace that can be hard to find in the everyday world. They are a place where people can go to connect with nature and find inspiration for their lives.

Feeling Alive (03:47)

People have lost touch with the spiritual teachings that nature can offer. Going into nature can help us connect with the Divine.

Credits (01:25)


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Muir's Nature Church — The Unruly Mystic: John Muir

Part of the Series : The Unruly Mystic: John Muir
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For John Muir, time spent in nature was a religious experience. This program explores how Muir’s writings influence the Nature church movement of today.

Length: 20 minutes

Item#: BVL275914

ISBN: 978-1-63722-610-0

Copyright date: ©2021

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