Providence: a 50 Year Vision Quest
By (author) Daniel Quinn
Providence: a 50 Year Vision Quest by Daniel Quinn
Book DescriptionPROVIDENCE" is Quinn's fascinating memoir of hislife-long spiritual voyage. His journey takes him from a childhood dream inOmaha setting him on a search for fulfillment, to his time as a postulant inthe Trappist order under the guidance of eminent theologian Thomas Merton.Later, his quest took him through the deep self-discovery of psychoanalysis, through a failed marriage during the turbulent and exciting 60s, to findingfulfillment with his wife Rennie and a career as a writer. In PROVIDENCEQuinn also details his rejection of organized religion and his personalrediscovery of what he says is humankind's first and only universalreligion, the theology that forms the basis for "Ishmael."
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780553375497
(216mm x 133mm x 13mm)
Imprint: Bantam USA
Publisher: Bantam Doubleday Dell Publishing Group Inc
Publish Date: 1-Oct-1996
Country of Publication: United States
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Holy, Paperback (February 2006)
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After Dachau, Paperback (February 2006)
In the other world, Nazi Germany was the first to develop an atomic bomb and the Allies surrendered. America was never bombed, occupied, or even invaded, but was nonetheless forced to recognize Nazi world dominance. The Nazis continued to press their campaign to rid the planet of "mongrel races" until the world was populated by only white faces.
Tales of Adam, Hardback (October 2005)» View all books by Daniel Quinn
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