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: 8.24" Width: 5.42" Height: 0.47" 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
Brother David Steindl-Rast, OSB, was born in Vienna, Austria, in 1926. He received his PhD from the University of Vienna in 1952 and moved to the United States. In 1953 he joined a Benedictine monastery in the Finger Lakes area of New York, where he still lives today as a senior member. Brother David has been a contributor for several volumes and periodicals, including the Encyclopedia Americana and New Age Journal. His many books include Gratefulness: The Heart of Prayer, A Listening Heart, and The Music of Silence, which was cowritten with Sharon Lebell, as well as writing the introduction to Words of Gratitude for Mind, Body, and Soul, published in fall 2001 by Templeton Press.
David Steindl-Rast currently resides in Big Sur, in the state of California.
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