Fascinating profiles of the most important spiritual leaders of the past one hundred years. An invaluable reference of twentieth-century religion and an inspiring resource for spiritual challenge today.
The result of a nationwide survey of experts in leading universities and seminaries, as well as leading representatives of dozens of religious traditions and spiritual persuasions, this authoritative list of seventy-five includes martyrs and mystics, intellectuals and charismatics from East and West. Their lives and wisdom are now easily accessible in this inspiring volume.
A celebration of the human spirit, ideal for both seekers and believers, the curious and the passionate, thinkers and doers, Spiritual Innovators is an authoritative guide to the most creative spiritual ideas and actions of the past century--a challenge for us today.
An empowering guide to the most creative spiritual ideas of the past century, and a challenge for today, Spiritual Innovators profiles seventy-five remarkable people together in one accessible volume.
Each profile includes:
* Synopsis of innovator’s life and the evolution of their spiritual leadership and influence.
* Inspiring quotes--words of wisdom indicative of the innovator’s life and teachings.
* A guide to further examination of their works, ideas, organizations, movements, legacy.
* Resources for more in-depth study.
Spiritual innovators covered:
Mary Baker Eddy
G. I. Gurdjieff
Aimee Semple McPherson
Bertrand Russell Zalman Schachter-Shalomi
William J. Seymour
Shirdi Sai Baba
Abraham Isaac Kook
C. S. Lewis
D. T. Suzuki
Dorothy Day Catherine de Hueck Doherty
Maha Ghosananda Mawlana Muhammad Ilyas
Robert Holbrook Smith
Thich Nhat Hanh
Black Elk Deepak Chopra
Hazrat Inayat Khan
Seyyed Hossein Nasr
Maharishi Mahesh Yogi
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