Guardians of the Heart: Essays on Sacred Geography (Paperback)
Guardians of the Heart by Mahmoud Shelton is a collection of independent essays on various expressions of sacred geography. With sections focusing separately upon European and American landscapes, the collection explores the traditional safeguarding of sacred places as a general theme and the labyrinth as a recurring symbol. Guardians of the Heart confronts matters of contemporary interest, from the Klamath water crisis in California to recent archaeological discoveries in Europe, revealing their vital importance to the fate of civilization. Mahmoud Shelton is the author of Mysteries of Dune and other works rooted in traditional symbolism.