The active life : a spirituality of work, creativity, and caring (Book, 1999) [WorldCat.org]
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The active life : a spirituality of work, creativity, and caring

Author: Parker J Palmer
Publisher: San Francisco, Calif. : Jossey-Bass, 1999.
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"The Active Life is Parker J. Palmer's deep and graceful exploration of a spirituality for the busy, sometimes frenetic lives many of us lead. Telling evocative stories from a variety of religious traditions, including Taosit, Jewish, and Christian, palmer shows that the spiritual life does not mean abandoning the world but engaging it more deeply through life-giving action. He celebrates both the problems and  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Palmer, Parker J.
Active life.
San Francisco, Calif. : Jossey-Bass, 1999
(OCoLC)762643899
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Parker J Palmer
ISBN: 0787949345 9780787949341
OCLC Number: 40948435
Notes: Originally published: San Francisco : Harper & Row, ©1990.
Description: 162 pages ; 21 cm
Contents: Spirituality in action: on being fully alive --
Action and contemplation: a living paradox --
"Active life": the shadow side --
"The woodcarver": a model for right action --
"The angel": action, failure, and suffering --
"Jesus in the desert": the tempatations of action --
"Loaves and fishes": acts of scarcity or abundance --
"Threatened with resurrection": acts of death or new life.
Responsibility: Parker J. Palmer.
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