Ground of All Being : the Prayer of Jesus In Color
This small book is the collaboration of the Celtic scholar J. Philip Newell and Photographer Claudia Tammen. It brings a new vocabulary for today from the ancient prayer of Jesus and combines it with iconic photography from the high desert of New Mexico. Read more
“Ground of all being, Mother of life, Father of the universe Your name is sacred beyond speaking.“
The words of the beautiful Casa del Sol prayer of Jesus is combined with iconic photography from the high desert of New Mexico. Each page of this little gem has a full color image facing one line of the beautiful prayer allowing the reader to contemplate the profound mystery of God through words and images. Hardcover.
The Reverend Dr. John Philip Newell is a poet, peacemaker, scholar, and ordained Church of Scotland Minister. Formerly Warden of Iona Abbey in the Western Isles of Scotland and the Companion Theologian at the American Spirituality Center of Casa Del Sol at Ghost Ranch in Abiquiu, New Mexico, he is known globally for his work in the field of Celtic spirituality, his pursuit of peace, and his hopes for harmony among all the world's wisdom traditions.
Claudia Tammen finds joy in photography both as vocation and avocation. She lives in Orange County, CA and visits Ghost Ranch (where she lived and worked for five years) as often as possible. Her first book of photography, Ghost Ranch Vistas & Visions, was published in 2006.