Sunday, January 01, 2017

Ornitheology (Birds and Faith)

Here are some links to all the content on my blog that features the objects of my favorite hobby (birds) and their intersection with the Christian life of faith:

Essays: 

Introduction to Ornitheology: Birding as a Spiritual Discipline 
Fall Birding and Christian Formation 
Theological Bestiary, Part 1: Dove
Theological Bestiary, Part 2: Eagle 
Theological Bestiary, Part 3: Goldfinch
Theological Bestiary, Part 4: Pelican 
Theological Bestiary, Part 5: Robin 
Theological Bestiary, Part 6: Raven 
Theological Bestiary, Part 7: Swan 
Theological Bestiary, Part 8: Sparrow 
Theological Bestiary, Part 9: Owl
Theological Bestiary, Part 10: Chicken

Personal Reflections/Experiences:

A Mountaintop Experience (American Kestrel) 
Pilgrimage Memoir: Birds and Guides
Pilgrimage Memoir: A Sunrise Walk along the Waves
Pilgrimage Memoir: Two Marvels (Pied Kingfisher)
Pilgrimage Memoir: I Cried Out, and He Answered Me (Blackbird)
Pilgrimage Memoir: A Resting-Place for My Soul
Pilgrimage Memoir: The View from the Mountain
Pilgrimage Memoir: The Garden of Beatitude (Rose-Ringed Parakeet)
Pilgrimage Memoir: Daring to Follow Fully (Lapwings, Kestrel)
Pilgrimage Memoir: Sunday Morning Joy (Bee-eaters, Pelicans)
Pilgrimage Memoir: The Call of the Ascetic Way
Pilgrimage Memoir: The Winged Messengers of God (Kestrel, Blackbird)
Pilgrimage Memoir: Of Doves and Tongues of Flame
Pilgrimage Memoir: In the Halls of My Heroes
Pilgrimage Memoir: Wings above the Wall (Swifts)

Poems:

Learning to Fly 
The Blackbird and the Praying Saint 
Evangeliad 10:2-4 ("Consider the birds of the air")
Reflections on an Autumn Walk 
The Chickadee 
Make Me Like the Watcher 
The First Snowfall
Let Us Attend 
Springtime in Eastern Maine 

Photos:

American Black Duck 
American Crow ( 1  / 2 )
American Goldfinch 
American Kestrel ( 1 / 2 )
American Redstart 
Atlantic Puffin
Bald Eagle ( 1 / 2 / 345
Belted Kingfisher 
Black-Capped Chickadee 
Blackpoll Warbler
Blackstart 
Blue-Winged Teal 
Bohemian Waxwing 
Canada Goose
Chestnut-Sided Warbler 
Common Eider
Common Merganser 
Common Yellowthroat ( 1 / 2 )
Cooper's Hawk 
Double-Crested Cormorant ( 1  / 2 )
Dunlin
Eastern Bluebird 
European Bee-Eater ( 1 / 2 )
Great Cormorant 
Great Egret ( 1 / 2 )
Great Shearwater 
Greater Flamingo 
Greater Yellowlegs 
Greylag Goose 
Hooded Merganser12 )
Hooded Warbler
House Finch 
Laughing Dove 
Least Sandpiper 
Magnolia Warbler
Mallard ( 1 / 23
Mute Swan 
Northern Cardinal ( 1 / 23 )
Northern Gannet ( 1 / 2 )
Northern Parula
Palm Warbler 
Red-Winged Blackbird ( 1 / 2 )
Ring-Billed Gull ( 12
Rose-Ringed Parakeet ( 12 )
Sanderling
Savannah Sparrow ( 1 / 2 / 3 )
Scarlet Tanager
Semipalmated Plover 
Snow Goose ( 12 )
Snowy Owl 
Song Sparrow ( 12 / 34 )
Tufted Titmouse
Tundra Swan ( 1 / 2 )
Turkey Vulture
White-Breasted Nuthatch 
Yellow-Bellied Flycatcher 
Yellow-Bellied Sapsucker 
Yellow-Rumped Warbler

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