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Spiritual people, radical lives

Gary Commins

Spiritual people, radical lives

Dorothy Day, Martin Luther King, Jr., Thomas Merton, A.J. Muste

by Gary Commins

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Published by Freedom Voices in San Francisco .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.,
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Christian biography -- United States.,
    • Radicals -- United States -- Biography.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 327-340).

      StatementGary Commins.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsBR1700.2 .C65 2000
      The Physical Object
      Pagination340 p. ;
      Number of Pages340
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6801109M
      ISBN 100915117665
      LC Control Number00132270
      OCLC/WorldCa50195771

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      The first tip I would offer to someone wishing to become more “spiritual” in their daily life would be to consider the possibility that life is not divided into the “spiritual” and the “non-spiritual,” but that everything in life — all of its moments, events, circumstances, situations, and interactions — are part of what.   Thus my current research seeks to better understand lived spirituality, or, how spirituality operates in people’s everyday lives. Ultimately, more research needs to be done to better understand.


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