What Does It Mean to Be Human? by Frederick Franck
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What Does It Mean to Be Human?
By Frederick Franck

What Does It Mean to Be Human?

Reverence for Life Reaffirmed by Responses from Around the World

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What Does It Mean to Be Human? by Frederick Franck

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In an inspirational act of faith and hope, nearly one hundred contributors--social activists, thinkers, artists and spiritual leaders--reflect with poignant candor on our shared human condition and attempt to define a core set of human values in our rapidly changing socity. Contributors include: * The Dalai Lama* Wilma Mankiller* Oscar Arias* Jimmy Carter* Cornel West * Jack Miles* Mother Teresa* Nancy Willard* Elie Wiesel* James Earl Jones* Joan Chittister * Mary Evelyn Tucker* Vaclav Havel* Archbishop Desmund Tutu"What Does It Mean To Be Human?" is a vital meditation on the endless possibilities of our humanity.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780312271015
ISBN-10: 0312271018
Format: Paperback / softback
(213mm x 140mm x 18mm)
Pages: 286
Imprint: St. Martin's Press
Publisher: St. Martin's Press
Publish Date: 5-Sep-2000
Country of Publication: United States

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The timeless wisdom embedded in these humble rhymes is beautifully echoed by the observations of the ancient Zen masters which punctuate the text, and in the haiku-like drawing by Frederick Franck.

Buddha Eye by Frederick Franck Buddha Eye, Paperback (April 2004)

Contains essays by many of the most important twentieth century Japanese philosophers, offering challenging and illumination insights into the nature of Reality as understood by the school of Zen.

What Matters by Frederick Franck What Matters, Paperback / softback (February 2004)

This elegantly simple book of reflections presents the rich harvest of a lifetime of thinking, feeling, and seeing by an artist whose vital spirituality has inspired hundreds of thousands of readers and students through his art, books, and workshops.

Zen of Seeing by Frederick Franck Zen of Seeing, Paperback (May 1988)

An artist and follower of Zen presents a celebration of nature, people, and the need for self-awareness and intimacy with the visible world.

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Author Biography - Frederick Franck

Frederick Franck is the author of twenty-seven books including the classic "Zen of Seeing," "My Days with Albert Schweitzer," and "A Little Compendium on That Which Matters."Richard Connolly is a communications art professor at SUNY. Janis Roze teaches biology at CUNY.

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