Spiritual Literacy: Reading the Sacred in Everyday Life

Spiritual Literacy: Reading the Sacred in Everyday Life

by Frederic Brussat


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A book that belongs in every seeker's home, Spiritual Literacy answers the universal question, "How can I live a spiritual life every day?" Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat reveal a way to read the texts of our lives and of the world around us for sacred meaning.
Using more than 650 brief examples from contemporary books and movies, they tutor us in the art of lingering with our experiences and seeing the world with fresh eyes. They present spiritual perspectives on things, places, nature, animals, leisure, creativity, service, body, relationships, and community. The Alphabet of Spiritual Literacy describes the key spiritual practices — from attention to zeal — that spell the meaning in daily life.
Here is the book to share with your children, family, colleagues, and friends as you explore together the bounties of the spiritual life.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780684835341
Publisher: Scribner
Publication date: 08/05/1998
Pages: 608
Sales rank: 298,332
Product dimensions: 6.12(w) x 9.25(h) x 1.60(d)

About the Author

Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat have devoted their energies for three
decades to identifying and reviewing resources for people on spiritual journeys. Their current projects include the Values & Visions Reviews Service and the Values & Visions Circles. The Brussats live in New York City.

Table of Contents

Foreword by Thomas Moore


Reaping the Sacred in Everyday Life











A Day in the Spiritual Life


Key to the Alphabet of Spiritual Literacy


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Lawrence Kushner author of Invisible Lines of Connection A banquet for the soul! The Brussats have arranged a magnificent table of teaching and inspiration. One selection after another dazzles and chastens. A wise and important collection.

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