Chapter 16
A Community of Tennessee Writers, Readers & Passersby

Leaf Seligman

The Call of the Tent

A writer considers the meaning of sacred space

Long before the evangelical and Pentecostal Christians of my childhood held tent revivals, my forebears built booths and tabernacles in the desert, sides open to Ruach ha-olam, Breath of the Universe that animates and sustains us, that blows life into adamah and all the creatures on Earth.

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