Spiritual Genius : 10 Masters and the Quest for Meaning (Paperback) - Gallagher, Winifred

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Now in paperback, journalist Gallagher profiles extraordinary men and women who are "geniuses" of spirituality and distills the wisdom they all share. A "Publishers Weekly" top spirituality book of 2001.

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Publisher Textstream
Mfg Part# 9780812967180
SKU 31031544
Format Paperback
ISBN10 0812967186
Release Date 4/10/2007
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Dimensions (in Inches) 8.25H x 5L x 0.75T
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Annotation In SPIRITUAL GENIUS, Gallagher searches for enlightenment, and finds it, in a Tibetan Buddhist hermit, an Evangelical preacher, a Hindu goddess, and more, and asks how others can learn from their example.
Annotation 1 Winifred Gallagher takes a journalistic approach to the spiritual quest, providing telling glimpses into the everyday lives of 10 different kinds of spiritual warriors: a popular rabbi, the director of an orphanage in India, an order of contemplative nuns, a female Muslim activist, and six others. Gallagher profiles her subjects with the unblinking and unsentimental eye of a career journalist, exposing their humanity as well as the extraordinary qualities that have allowed them to achieve a measure of grace and enlightenment on the earthly plane. It is this balanced approach to her subjects that suggests that "spiritual genius" is not reserved for a few people, but is a potential state we can all aspire to.
Editors Note Presents profiles of ten modern-day men and women celebrated for their remarkable spiritual gifts, ranging from a devout Muslim professor who crusades for women's rights to a woman recognized as a Hindu goddess.
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Book Format Paperback
Number of Pages 0320
Publisher Random House Trade
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