Summary: This vibrant new collection brings together an astonishing array of voices addressing the question of how one might approach the search for God. Noted religious figures & theologians Elie Wiesel, Sister Helen Prejean, Joseph Cardinal Bernardin, Rabbi Michael Lerner, Huston Smith, & Martin Marty share these pages with authors Robert Coles, Mary Higgins Clark, Ron Hansen, Kathleen Norris, & Andre Dubus. Educators like Notre Dame's Father Theodore Hesburgh, & politicians like Senator Pa ...show moreul Simon & Congresswoman ''Lindy'' Boggs also share their personal faith stories. But because experiencing God is not solely the province of the famous, the ''not-so-famous'' are also included, with spirited contributions from persons of faith from across the country. An African-American woman living in Harlem, a young Nebraska farmer, a prison inmate, a Buddhist lama, a young man with AIDS, a midwife in New Mexico, a former gang member, a mother of nine, a Lakota Sioux oral historian, & a classroom of seventh-graders in Illinois are among the dozens of contributors to this moving volume. A wide spectrum of faith traditions is represented - Catholic, Protestant, Jewish, Muslim, Native American & Buddhist - in the hope that these different voices will speak to different types of readers, believers, & skeptics alike. ...show lessEdition/Copyright: 97
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