David Brown argues for the importance of experience of God as mediated through place in all its variety He explores the various ways in which such experiences once formed an essential element in making religion integral to human life, and argues for their reinstatement at the centre of theological discussions about the existence of God In effect, the discussion continues the theme of Brown s two much praised earlier volumes, Tradition and Imagination and Discipleship and Imagination, in its advocacy of the need for Christian theology to take muchseriously its relationship with the various wider cultures in which it has been set