Gifts of the Spirit
Gifts of the Spirit   -     By: Philip Zaleski, Paul Kaufman
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Drawing on the wisdom of teachers from the world's great religious traditions, including Robert Thurman, Sharon Salzberg, Ram Dass, Mother Mary Clare Vincent, Joan Halifax, and Rabbi Jonathan Omer Man, Gifts of the Spirit deepens our appreciation of such everyday routines as waking up, eating and working, as well as the abundant rewards of enjoying music, gardening, walking, and being with others. Vivid descriptions of rituals from around the world help us find new spiritual meaning in life's key passages.

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Format: Paperback
Number of Pages: 288
Vendor: HarperOne
Publication Date: 1998
Dimensions: 9.25 X 7.37 X .75 (inches)
ISBN: 0060697024
ISBN-13: 9780060697020

Publisher's Description

Drawing on the wisdom of teacher from the world's great religious traditions, including Robert Thurman, Sharon Salzberg, Ram Dass, Mother Mary Clare Vincent, Joan Halifax, and Rabbi Jonathan Omer-Man, Gifts of the Spirit deepens our appreciation of such everyday routines as waking up, eating, and working, as well as the abundant rewards of enjoying music, gardening, walking, and being with others. Vivid descriptions of rituals from around the world help us find new spiritual meaning in life's key passages.

Discover everyday spiritual riches through:

  • Zen arts of cooking and eating

  • Jewwish and Native American coming-of-age rituals

  • Bedouin rules of hospitality and friendship

  • Mindful approached to pregnancy and birth

  • Ancient Christian practices that nurture the dying

  • Shaker philosophies of daily work and craft

  • The Buddhist way to a peaceful night's sleep

Author Bio

Philip Zaleski is senior editor of Parabola magazine, coauthor of Gifts of the Spirit, and author of The Recollected Heart. His writing on the subject of religion and culture appears regularly in such national publications as The New York Times Book Review and Reader's Digest. He teaches religion at Smith College.

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