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Man seeks the divine

Edwin A. Burtt

Man seeks the divine

a study in the history and comparison of religions.

by Edwin A. Burtt

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Published by Harper & Row in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Religions.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliography.

    SeriesHarper colophon books
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 514 p.
    Number of Pages514
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21974071M

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This book unfortunately comes after Eric Weiner's earlier super-success: "The geography of bliss" and as a result of that, lives in its shadow somewhat. Man Seeks God is pretty good in itself, and is fairly entertaining.

An interesting exposure to different, i.e., 'less-mainstream' religions, which was an eye-opener for me at least/5(92). In Man Seeks God, Weiner explores eight religions through attempts to experience them, not just interviewing people but putting himself through retreats, services The Geography of Bliss: One Grump's Search for the Happiest Places in the World kickstarted my Iceland obsession, and this book made me want to read more about religion Man seeks the divine book a broader /5.

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Price: US $ Adding to your cart. The item you've selected was not added to your Rating: % positive. "Books about God tend to fall into two categories: objective inquiries into the nature of belief and personal tales of spiritual awakening Weiner's 'Man Seeks God: My Flirtations with the Divine' nimbly and often hilariously straddles the fence between the two 's Woody Allen channeling Karen Armstrong." —New York Times Book Review.

In Man Seeks God, Eric Weiner finally jettisons his “flirtations with the divine” and returns to a sentiment articulated by one of his favorite secular authors, the philosopher William James: “Truth is what works.” Joan Mooney is a writer and reviewer based in Washington, : Joan Mooney.

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Man Seeks God: My Flirtations with the Divine by Eric Weiner The spiritual journey, in fiction and nonfiction, is a tried-and-true theme because religious community and spiritual experience play a large role in the lives of so many, and have for millennia.

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By Eric Weiner. Twelve,pp. Publication Date: December 5, Other Editions of This Title: Digital Audiobook (12/4/). Eric Weiner is author of the New York Times bestseller The Geography of Bliss, which has been translated into eighteen languages.A former correspondent for NPR and the New York Times, Weiner has reported from more than three dozen work has appeared in the New Republic, Slate, Los Angeles Times, Washington Post, Foreign Policy, the New York Times Magazine, and the anthology.

This book unfortunately comes after Eric Weiner's earlier super-success: "The geography of bliss" and as a result of that, lives in its shadow somewhat.

Man Seeks God is pretty good in itself, and is fairly entertaining. An interesting exposure to different, i.e., 'less-mainstream' religions, which was an eye-opener for me at least/5(73). The Paperback of the Man Seeks God: My Flirtations with the Divine by Eric Weiner at Barnes & Noble.

FREE Shipping on $35 or more. Due to COVID, orders may be delayed/5(13). Former NPR reporter Eric Weiner's new book, "Man Seeks God: My Flirtations with the Divine," recounts his voyage around the world to discover.

Man Seeks God: my flirtations with the divine by Eric Weiner I first came across Eric Weiner when a friend suggested I check out his book The Geography of Bliss. A few pages in and I knew I’d connected, albeit in a literary sense, with a kindred. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Burtt, Edwin A.

(Edwin Arthur), Man seeks the divine. New York: Harper & Row, © (OCoLC) Man Seeks God Review What made the experience of listening to Man Seeks God the most enjoyable. Authors voice and dry humor throughout the book. Who was your favorite character and why.

There were many characters but the author and his quest was my favorite. Which scene. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Burtt, Edwin A.

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I can’t remember where I heard, saw or read the review of this book that made me want to read it. When the library e-mailed me to tell me that it was my turn to pick it up from the reserved list, I had forgotten it was there. Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for Man Seeks God: My Flirtations with the Divine by Eric Weiner (, Hardcover) at the best online prices at 5/5(1).

Man Seeks God is definitely among the top 1% of my favorite books so far. Thank you Eric. In addition to the knowledge I got, I have added years to my life from all the laughing I did while reading this book/5(73).Man Seeks God came about after a health scare landed me in the hospital.I was in pain, awaiting a diagnosis, when a well-meaning nurse asks me a simple, blunt question: “Have you found your God yet?” This out-of-the-blue query nags, prods, and ultimately launches me on a far-flung journey to do just that.

And so I am off, searching the globe for a faith that fits.Eric Weiner is author of the New York Times bestseller The Geography of Bliss, which has been translated into eighteen languages.A former correspondent for NPR and the New York Times, Weiner has reported from more than three dozen work has appeared in the New Republic, Slate, Los Angeles Times, Washington Post, Foreign Policy, The New York Times Magazine, and the anthology, Pages: