Download PDF by David Leigh: Circuitous Journeys: Modern Spiritual Autobiography (Studies

By David Leigh

ISBN-10: 0823219933

ISBN-13: 9780823219933

ISBN-10: 0823219941

ISBN-13: 9780823219940

Circuitous trips: sleek religious Autobiography presents a detailed studying and research of ten significant existence tales by means of twentieth-century leaders and thinkers from various 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 methods from literary feedback, developmental psychology (influenced through Erik Erikson, James Fowler, and Carol Gilligan), and spirituality (influenced via John S. Donne, Emile Griffin, Walter Conn, and Bernard Lonergan).

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

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