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Spiritual Masters of the World's Religions
Discusses the notion of a spiritual master and looks at examples in a variety of world religions. What is a spiritual master? Spiritual Masters of the World?s Religions offers an important contribution to religious studies by addressing that question in the context of such themes as charismatic authority, role models, symbolism, and categories of religious perception...
Vincent Van Gogh (Modern Spiritual Masters) (Msm - Modern Spiritual Masters)
by Carol Berry
Vincent Van Gogh (1853-1890) is arguably the most beloved artist in the world. He was also an artist motivated by a deep spiritual vision - expressed first in his efforts to become a missionary and lay-minister and later, after his decisive break with organized religion, through his art...
Etty Hillesum: Essential Writings (Modern Spiritual Masters)
by Etty Hillesum
Etty Hillesum (1914-43), a young Dutch Jewish woman, died at Auschwitz at age 29. With the publication of her diaries and letters more than forty years later, her writings have emerged as a landmark document to the process of spiritual transformation...
Wild Ivy: The Spiritual Autobiography of Zen Master Hakuin
by Hakuin Ekaku
The most important Japanese Zen master after Dogen, Hakuin reinvigorated Rinzai Zen through an emphasis on the uncompromising pursuit of enlightenment. Such a relentless pursuit can be found in the pages of his autobiography Wild Ivy...