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Touching the rock

an experience of blindness

by John M. Hull

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Published by Vintage Books in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • England
    • Subjects:
    • Hull, John M.,
    • Blind -- England -- Biography.

    • Edition Notes

      Originally published: 1st American ed. New York : Pantheon Books, c1990.

      StatementJohn M. Hull.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHV1947.H85 A3 1992
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxxi, 218 p. ;
      Number of Pages218
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1566660M
      ISBN 10067973547X
      LC Control Number91050702

      Buy a cheap copy of Touching the Rock: An Experience of book by John M. Hull. Shortly after John Hull went blind, after years of struggling with failing vision, he had a dream in which he was trapped on a sinking ship, submerging into Free shipping over $Cited by: This hill was very important. Cole used it to help fight and calm his anger. When Cole would carry the rock up the steep hill, the rock would represent his ancestors and their struggles. Even with Cole's bad arm, he was not supposed to complain. When Cole got to the top and shoved the rock down the hill, the rock represented his anger fading away. Without the hill, the rock wouldn't have.

        Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published. Touching the rock by John M. Hull, , Pantheon Books edition, in English - Cited by: Touching Spirit Bear Summary. Cole Matthews is a teenage delinquent who's in big trouble for beating up a kid named Peter Driscal. He's unrepentant and even though he is facing serious jail time, his kindly parole officer, a man named Garvey, gets him into this .

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Touching the Rock is a series of journal entries from John M. Hull as he goes completely blind in the early 80's. It's a fascinating look at the inner life of a blind person, common misperceptions from those he calls "sighted," and how dignity is oftentimes lost when people try to help.4/5.

Touching the Rock is a unique exploration of that distant, infinitely strange ‘other world’ of blindness. John Hull writes of odd sounds and echoes, of people without faces, of a curious new relationship between waking and dreaming, of a changed perception of nature and human by: Touching the Rock.

John Hull, a professor of religious studies, lost the last glimmer of his sight in the early 80's, and after a few years of physical adjustment, he began tape-recording his experiences as a blind person.

In this by: Touching the Rock is a book that will instruct, move, and profoundly transform anyone who reads it. About John Hull. John Hull (–) was the author and editor of several works on religious education, theology, and disability including Sense and Nonsense About God and God-Talk with Young Children: Notes for Parents & Teachers.

Touching the Rock is a unique exploration of that distant, infinitely strange, 'other world' of blindness. John Hull writes of odd sounds and echoes, of people without faces, of a curious new relationship between waking and dreaming, of a changed perception of nature and human personality.

Get this from a library. Touching the rock: an experience of blindness. [John M Hull] -- An intensely personal exploration of blindness reveals a world of sound and echo, of people without faces, of the strange relationship between waking and dreaming, and of new perceptions of nature.

Touching the Rock is a relatively short book and an important read. It will help you understand the experience of a blind person and how you can better “help” that person. It will also help you to “see” other things in your life.

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Touching the Rock is a unique exploration of that distant, infinitely strange, 'other world' of blindness. John Hull writes of odd sounds and echoes, of people without faces, of a curious new relationship between waking and dreaming, of a changed perception of nature and human personality.

He reveals a world in which every human experience, eating and lovemaking, playing with children and. COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus.

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Because of his deep religious beliefs, there are scriptural references, quotes, and this comforts him. Touching the Rock is thought provoking and best read in quiet moments, perhaps at the beginning or the end of the day. Touching the Rock: An Experience of Blindness; Buy this book. Between andthe author, a professor of religious education in the British midlands, recorded his experiences as a newly.

Touching Spirit Bear Questions and Answers. The Question and Answer section for Touching Spirit Bear is a great resource to ask questions, find answers, and discuss the novel. Summary. Chapter The next day, Edwin and Garvey wake Cole up early after he has had a restless night without much sleep and with many dreams and anxieties.

They go to the stream and Edwin declares that they will go swimming in a freezing pond to teach Cole a lesson. He makes Cole dip completely into the water shoulder-high and then asks him to break a stick, whose left side represents. Touching the Rock: An Experience of Blindness John M.

Hull, Author, Oliver W. Sacks, Foreword by Vintage Books USA $15 (p) ISBN More By and About This Author. After he became totally blind inhe continued his work with high distinction, combining it with major work on the experience of blindness, notably.

DEDICATION ThisbookisdedicatedtoBuffy, aseven-hundred-poundblackbearwho hasbecomemyownSpiritBear. Hetaughtmetobegentleand thatI,too,ampartof theCircle.

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Touching the rock by John M. Hull; 2 editions; First published in ; Subjects: Biography, Blind; Places: England; People: John M. Hull. As he describes the ways in which blindness shapes his experience of his wife and children, of strangers helpful and hostile, and, above all, of his God, Hull becomes a witness in the highest, true sense.

Touching the Rock is a book that will instruct, move, and profoundly transform anyone who reads : The Los Angeles Times Book Review had praise: “Hull has talent for—in the words of the blind poet John Milton—making the darkness visible.” While Touching the Rock may have been an accidental work of literature not originally intended to be shared, Hull went on to reach a wide audience writing and lecturing about blindness and disability.