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In A SPIRITUALITY NAMED COMPASSION, Matthew Fox, the popular and controversial author, establishes a spirituality for the future that promises personal, social, and global healing. Using his own experiences with the pain and lifestyle changes that resulted from an accident, Fox has written an uplifting book on the issues of ecological justice, the suffering of Earth, and the rights of her nonhuman citizens. Fox defines compassion as 'creativity put to the service of justice' and argues that we can achieve compassion for both humanity and the environment as we recognise the interconnectedness of all things. Working towards the creation of a gentler, ecological, and feminine Christianity, Fox marries mysticism and social justice, emphasising that as we enter a new millennium, society needs to realise that spirituality's purpose is to guide us on a path that leads to a genuine love of all our relations and a love for our shared interdependence.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780892818020
ISBN-10: 0892818026
Format: Paperback
(152mm x 229mm x 21mm)
Pages: 288
Imprint: Inner Traditions Bear and Company
Publisher: Inner Traditions Bear and Company
Publish Date: 1-Oct-1999
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Matthew Fox

Matthew Fox is a theologian, educator, former Dominican priest, and the author of such popular books as Original Blessing and The Coming of the Cosmic Christ. The author of twenty-one books and the winner of numerous awards, he is also the founder and president of the University of Creation Spirituality and codirector of The Naropa Institute's master's program in Creation Spirituality, both in Oakland, California.

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