[PDF/EPUB] The Life of Meaning: Reflections on Faith, Doubt, and Repairing the World AUTHOR Bob Abernethy

  • Hardcover
  • 427
  • The Life of Meaning: Reflections on Faith, Doubt, and Repairing the World
  • Bob Abernethy
  • English
  • 12 January 2019
  • 9781583227589

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Free download The Life of Meaning: Reflections on Faith, Doubt, and Repairing the World Free read ↠ The Life of Meaning: Reflections on Faith, Doubt, and Repairing the World à PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook Bob Abernethy Ô 4 Summary Ons and elicits the most surprising answers from a who's who of today's serious religious and spiritual thinkers from across the spectrum of faiths and denominationsIn this thoughtful collection extraordinary people give their personal and private accounts of their own spiritual struggle Their insights on community prayer suffering religious observance the choice to live with or without a god and the meanings that are gleaned from everyday life f. Sorry if this is the second version of this review I thought I saved the one I had written but I don t think I did Anyway I usually try to read theology church history andor religious writing during Lent This is the first one that I read Overall I enjoyed this very much The writings are written texts from interviews of the people in the book Some of the interviews were with some of my such as Frederick Buechner Madeline L Engle and Anne Lamott One of my former proferssor s Martin Marty is also in here and it was fun to read what he had said I also love the title of one of Marty s articles God is Not Going to Whomp You The strengths of this book include a wide range of religiousspiritual beliefs Most of the world s major religions are represented as well as people who do not consider themselves religious but spiritual There were interviews with very conservative people and very liberal people and everyone in between One of the weaknesses of this book was in spite of a wide range of religions and beliefs there were very few interviews with people of color and none with anyone from Latin America Out of about sixty to seventy people there were only two African American men one African man Bishop Tutu two or three Asian people and a couple of people from the Middle East This is very unfortunate because of the amount of wisdom that can be gained from the indigenous people of North and South America Latin America and African American women

Free download The Life of Meaning: Reflections on Faith, Doubt, and Repairing the World

The Life of Meaning: Reflections on Faith, Doubt, and Repairing the World

Free download The Life of Meaning: Reflections on Faith, Doubt, and Repairing the World Free read ↠ The Life of Meaning: Reflections on Faith, Doubt, and Repairing the World à PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook Bob Abernethy Ô 4 Summary Orm an elegant meditation on the desire for something beyond what we can see and measure More than fifty contributors including Jimmy Carter Francis Collins The Dalai Lama Robert Franklin Irving Greenberg Seyyed Hossein Nasr Harold Kushner Anne Lamott Madeleine L'Engle Thomas Lynch Martin Marty Mark Noll Rachel Remen Marilynne Robinson Barbara Brown Taylor Studs Terkel Thich Nhat Hanh Phyllis Tickle Desmond Tutu Jean Vanier and Marianne Williamso. I m reading this for a discussion group at church and the author Bob Abernethy of Religion and Ethics Newsweekly on PBS will be coming to speak with us I ll report further when all that has occurred So far I m finding the book a collection of interviews with many different people uite good I ve especially liked a couple of interviews with scientists who can reconcile science and faith

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Free download The Life of Meaning: Reflections on Faith, Doubt, and Repairing the World Free read ↠ The Life of Meaning: Reflections on Faith, Doubt, and Repairing the World à PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook Bob Abernethy Ô 4 Summary PBS's Religion Ethics NewsWeekly which Bob Abernethy conceived and anchors has been described as the best spot on the television landscape to take in the broad view of the spiritual dimension of American life by the Christian Science Monitor Finally wrote the San Francisco Chronicle something intelligent on TV about religion Now together with his coauthor William Bole Abernethy has turned his attention to making a book that asks all the big uesti. A collection of interviews covering various aspects of life from a spiritual andor religious perspective An evenly good selection from a wide range of people sometimes thought provoking sometimes inspiring sometimes giving an unexpected insight sometimes just what you might expect from that person given their religious affiliation