Synopses & Reviews
One of the most profound needs of our age, when so many violent conflicts are based on perceived religious differences, is to affirm the common ground of organized religion and personal spirituality. In this accessible collection, 25 of the world's foremost spiritual thinkers -- Mother Teresa, the Dalai Lama, Sue Bender, Matthew Fox, Shakti Gawain, Rabbi Harold Kushner, among others -- describe their concepts of spirituality and universal wisdom.
Twenty-five of the world's foremost spiritual thinkers describe their concepts of spirituality and universal wisdom.
Table of Contents
Love, compassion, and tolerance / by the Dalai Lama -- Creation spirituality / by Matthew Fox -- The long journey home : reconnecting with the great mother / by Riane Eisler -- The secret in the center / by Wayne Dyer -- Grace, gratitude, and the sacred experiences / by Jean Shinoda Bolen -- God lost and regained / by Howard Murphet -- What personal life? / by Michael Beckwith -- God as essence / by A.H. Almaas -- An invitation to God / by Barbara De Angelis -- Burning for God / by Andrew Harvey -- Leaning toward the light / by Stephen Levine -- Encounter with God through the senses / by David Steindl-Rast -- Open to the great mystery / by Brooke Medicine Eagle -- God as global love / by Barbara Marx Hubbard -- Awakening to the Dharma / by Joseph Goldstein -- The power of small things / by Sue Bender -- The community of God / by Harold Kushner -- The process of God / by Anne Wilson Schaef -- Alive with God / by William McNamara -- Life as God / by Shakti Gawain -- The peace of the divine reality / by Thich Nhat Hanh -- Who speaks? / by Marsha Sinetar -- Encountering God / by Huston Smith -- Walking home / by Hugh Prather -- Compassion in action / by Mother Teresa.