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Tales of Wonder - Huston Smith

Tales of Wonder

0.0 0 5 Författare: Huston Smith Inläsare: Michael McConnohie
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Huston Smith, the man who brought the worlds religions to the West, was born almost a century ago to missionary parents in China during the perilous rise of the Communist Party. Smiths lifelong spiritual journey brought him face-to-face with many of the people who shaped the twentieth century. His extraordinary travels around the globe have taken him to the worlds holiest places, where he has practiced religion with many of the great spiritual leaders of our time. Smiths life is a story of uncanny synchronicity. He was there for pivotal moments in human history such as the founding of the United Nations and the student uprising at Tiananmen Square. As he traveled the world he encountered thinkers who shaped the twentieth century. He interviewed Eleanor Roosevelt on the radio, invited Martin Luther King Jr. to speak at an all-white university before the March on Washington, shared ideas with Thomas Merton on his last plane ride before Mertons death in Bangkok, and was rescued while lost in the Serengeti by Masai warriors who took him to the compound of world-renowned anthropologists Louis and Mary Leaky. In search of intellectual and spiritual treasures, Smith traveled to India to meet with
Språk: Engelska Kategori: Biografier

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Förlag: Harper Collins US
Utgiven: 2009-06-30
Längd: 5T 18M
ISBN: 9780061952579
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