New PDF release: Circuitous Journeys: Modern Spiritual Autobiography (Studies

By David Leigh

ISBN-10: 0823219933

ISBN-13: 9780823219933

ISBN-10: 0823219941

ISBN-13: 9780823219940

Circuitous trips: glossy religious Autobiography presents a detailed analyzing and research of ten significant lifestyles tales by means of twentieth-century leaders and thinkers from quite a few non secular and cultural traditions: Mohandas Gandhi, Black Elk, Thomas Merton, Dorothy Day, C. S. Lewis, Malcolm X, Paul Cowan, Rigoberta Menchu, Dan Wakefield, and Nelson Mandela.

The e-book makes use of ways from literary feedback, developmental psychology (influenced through Erik Erikson, James Fowler, and Carol Gilligan), and spirituality (influenced by way of John S. Donne, Emile Griffin, Walter Conn, and Bernard Lonergan).

Each textual content is learn within the mild of the autobiographical culture started by means of St. Augustine’s Confessions, yet with a spotlight on distinctively glossy and post-modern changes of the self-writing style. The twentieth-century context of spiritual alienation, social autonomy, id crises and politics, and the quest for social justice is tested in each one text.

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