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Religion and Theology
Pages 7 (1757 words)
The Sacred Pipe Name Course Instructor Submission Date The Sacred Pipe Joseph Epes Brown the author of the book Sacred Pipes managed to meet men who had excellent human and spiritual believes and cultures. Among these men were the Black Elk who had a unique form of power, kindliness, and mission.
With the help of prayers, fasting, and deep understanding of his community’s people culture and heritage, he became a very famous wise man. He was able to realize visions and acquire special powers, which were good for the nation. Because of this, the book enables many people understand the truth behind the Indian traditions. Today, many Christians receive much talk about peace, yet this is not into many considerations and only remains to be just talk. However, through this book “sacred pipe” peace should come to those Christian who understand and have an understanding from their hearts. This depiction is in the preface of the book, “There is much talk of peace among Christians, yet this is just talk. Perhaps it may be, and this is my prayer, through the sacred pipe, and through this book in which I shall explain what our pipe is, peace may come to those people who can understand… (page, xx)” Through all this, people will understand that they have only one true God whom they should worship and pray continually. Reading this book enables people to understand the truth of the Indian traditions and help in bringing peace on earth. This chapter narrates a story of two hunters whom on their way met with a mysterious woman carrying a bundle on her back. ...
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