Meditations of the Heart

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Meditations of the Heart is a beautiful collection of meditations and prayers by one of our greatest spiritual leaders. Howard Thurman, the great spiritualist and mystic, was renowned for the quiet beauty of his reflections on humanity and our relationship with God. This collection of fifty-four of his most well-known meditations features his thoughts on prayer, community, and the joys and rituals of life. Within this collection are words that sustain, elevate, and inspire. Thurman addresses those moments of ...

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Overview

Meditations of the Heart is a beautiful collection of meditations and prayers by one of our greatest spiritual leaders. Howard Thurman, the great spiritualist and mystic, was renowned for the quiet beauty of his reflections on humanity and our relationship with God. This collection of fifty-four of his most well-known meditations features his thoughts on prayer, community, and the joys and rituals of life. Within this collection are words that sustain, elevate, and inspire. Thurman addresses those moments of trial and uncertainty and offers a message of hope and endurance for people of all faiths.

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I have read Howard Thurman and been informed, influenced, and girded by his courage, intelligence, and abiding love. —Maya Angelou

"The minister will find this a sources of ideas and illustrations for sermon material. The layman will find it helpful for personal devotions and family worship." —H. G. J., San Francisco Chronicle, 1954

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780807010235
  • Publisher: Beacon
  • Publication date: 8/28/1999
  • Edition description: None
  • Pages: 216
  • Sales rank: 429,171
  • Product dimensions: 5.40 (w) x 8.00 (h) x 0.60 (d)

Meet the Author

Hailed by Life magazine as one of the great preachers of the twentieth century; a spiritual advisor to Martin Luther King, Jr., Sherwood Eddy, James Farmer, A. J. Musty, and Pauli Murray; the first black dean at a white university; cofounder of the first interracially pastored, intercultural church in the United States; Howard Thurman (1899-1981) was a man of penetrating foresight and astonishing charisma. His vision of the world was one of a democratic camaraderie born of faith, and in light of today's global community, one of particular importance.

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  • Posted March 14, 2010

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    A Timeless Treasure

    I was introduced to Howard Thurman and his writing as a young student at Morehouse College many years ago. This book was the one that touch my heart. I lost that original copy that meant so much to me. I recently purchased it again and it touched me just as deeply with its spiritual insights and interpretations. Thurman was a man truly touched and inspired by God to leave us with the gift of his thoughts and revelations via his many writings. You can't go wrong with this purchase.

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