The Engaged Spiritual Life

The Engaged Spiritual Life

A Buddhist Approach to Transforming Ourselves and the World

Book - 2006
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By the time Donald Rothberg was in his early twenties, he knew he had two vocations. He wanted to dedicate himself to justice and social change, and he wanted to commit himself to exploring the depths of human consciousness-to an awakening of our deeper spiritual nature. It has been his life's work, as an activist, organizer, writer, and teacher, to bring these two paths together and to reveal how deeply they require one another.

The Engaged Spiritual Life is the fruit of this work. Skillfully weaving together basic spiritual teachings, real-life examples, social context, and exercises, Rothberg provides a clear, thorough, and compelling guide for those interested in connecting inner and outer transformation. At the core of the book are ten spiritual principles and associated practices that will enable readers to engage all the parts of their lives-whether personal, interpersonal, or political-into a seamless whole.
Publisher: Boston, MA : Beacon Press, c2006
ISBN: 9780807077252
0807077259
Branch Call Number: ANF 294.34 ROT
Additional Contributors: Kornfield, Jack 1945-

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