Item description for Common Sense Spirituality: The Essential Wisdom of David Steindl-Rast (Crossroad Book) by David Steindl-Rast, Angela Iadavaia & Joan Chittister...
Overview Each meditation in this volume reflects what the author calls "the spiritual work of our time"--cultivating grateful living, the key to joy. The selections explore the broad range of issues that have been at the core of a lifetime of meditation and teaching.
Publishers Description Each meditation in this volume reflects what the author calls the spiritual work of our time--cultivating grateful living, the key to joy. The selections explore the broad range of issues that have been at the core of a lifetime of meditation and teaching. Throughout each of these meditations, Steindl-Rast seeks to nourish the mystic within the reader and to reveal the sacred core at the heart of each religious faith, no matter what its flaws. Themes include Spirituality as Common Sense, The Monk in Us, Art and the Sacred, Sacramental Life, Views of the Cosmos, The Mystical Core of Religion, Learning to Die, The Monk's Way, The House of Hope, The Price of Peace, and A New Reason for Gratitude.
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Studio: The Crossroad Publishing Company
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 0.5" Width: 5.5" Height: 8.25" Weight: 0.5 lbs.
Release Date Oct 1, 2008
Publisher The Crossroad Publishing Company
ISBN 0824524799 ISBN13 9780824524791
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More About David Steindl-Rast, Angela Iadavaia & Joan Chittister
David Steindl-Rast is an Austrian-born Benedictine monk and one of the most influential and beloved spiritual teachers of our time. He has been a monk of Mount Saviour monastery in New York since 1953, dividing his time between monastic life, writing, and worldwide lecturing. He has contributed to a wide range of books and periodicals as well as authored ten books of his own. He is the cofounder of Gratefulness.org, and he was one of the first Roman Catholics to participate in Buddhist-Christian dialogue. He has brought spiritual depth into the lives of countless people through his lectures, workshops, and bestselling books. Alicia (Ramirez de Arellano) von Stamwitz was born in Cuba and immigrated to the United States in 1960. She is an award-winning freelance author and longtime editor with the religious press. Her interviews and profiles of today s most influential spiritual leaders are published internationally. She lives in Missouri with her family. More information can be found at www.aliciavonstamwitz.com"
David Steindl-Rast currently resides in Big Sur, in the state of California.
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