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Talking to God: Portrait of a World at Prayer Huston Smith

Talking to God: Portrait of a World at Prayer

Huston Smith

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ISBN : 9780965633833
Hardcover
176 pages
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Essays byinternationally renownedwriters of faith explore the universal significance of prayer in this inspirational volume of lush images and meditative words.More than100 photographs taken in 50 countries chronicle the diversity of the devotionalMoreEssays by internationally renowned writers of faith explore the universal significance of prayer in this inspirational volume of lush images and meditative words. More than 100 photographs taken in 50 countries chronicle the diversity of the devotional experience in all of its intimacy, mystery, rapture, and stillness. The experience of prayer is shown to connect all parts of the human family in pursuit of a greater, transcending reality. With its breathtaking beauty and affirmation of life, this volume gives readers new insights into the practices of the world’s many faiths. Includes essays by Karen Armstrong, The Dalai Lama, Mohandas K. Gandhi, Thich Nhat Hanh, Jack Kornfield, Harold Kushner, C.S. Lewis, Thomas Merton, Thomas Moore, Seyyed Hossein Nasr, Kathleen Norris, Pope John Paul II, David Steindl-Rast, Desmond Tutu, Elie Wiesel, Michael Wolfe, and Carol Zaleski.