The Circle Dance of Time


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"There is nothing wiser than the circle," Rilke says in his Stories of God . John Dunne's new book explores the wisdom of the circle. He uses the metaphor of the circle dance, a folk dance in which the women form an inner circle, holding hands and moving clockwise; the men form an outer circle, moving counterclockwise. When the music stops the person opposite you is your partner for the next dance. Dunne interprets the circle as the great circle of life and light and love that comes from God and returns to God. Dunne ...

The Circle Dance of Time 2010, University of Notre Dame Press

ISBN-13: 9780268026059

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