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About the Author
Wayne Teasdale was a lay monk and best-selling author of The Mystic Heart: Discovering a Universal Spirituality in the World's Religions; Bede Griffiths: An Introduction to His Interspiritual Thought and A Monk in the World. As a member of the Bede Griffiths International Trust, Teasdale was an adjunct professor at DePaul University, Columbia College, and the Catholic Theological Union in Chicago. Wayne Teasdale was coeditor of Awakening the Spirit, Inspiring the Soul: 30 Stories of Interspiritual Discovery.
Martha Howard, MD, is a pioneer in the field of integrative medicine, which she has practiced since 1982. She is medical director of Wellness Associates of Chicago, and author of the Power of Suggestion CD series. A practicing Buddhist, she is active in the interfaith and peace movements, and is a producing partner of a documentary film in development, Journey to Peace.
Joan Borysenko, PhD, is a respected scientist, gifted therapist and unabashed mystic. Trained at Harvard Medical School, she was an instructor in medicine until 1988. Currently the president of Mind/Body Health Sciences, Inc., she is an internationally known speaker and consultant in women's health and spirituality, integrative medicine and the mind/body connection. She is the author of nine books, including the New York Times bestsellers Minding the Body, Mending the Mind; A Woman's Book of Life; 7 Paths to God; The Power of the Mind to Heal and Inner Peace for Busy People.
Table of Contents
ForewordJoan Borysenko, PhD ixIntroductionBrother Wayne Teasdale and Martha Howard, MD xiiiThe Golden Rule: An Evolutionary Future xvii
Look Inside, Look Outside: Concentric Circles of Interfaith ActionAbra Pollack 1Know Love, Know LifeShirley Baas 6Down from the MountainApril Kunze 7A Muslim at the Catholic WorkerEboo Patel 12To Be a MenschHarold Kasimow 18Finding Harmony in the Spiritual JourneyJeff Genung 22The GiftJuliet Beriou 28One Small Step Can Change Your LifeDesmond Papi Oganne 33Fulfilling the Heart's Deepest LongingLama Palden Drolma 35AwakeningSpencer Perdriau 41The Search for NarrativeMariah Neuroth 52The Fly BoxDan Johnson 57How the AIDS Pandemic Changed My LifeMa Jaya Sati Bhagavati 62Religious Diversity on the Spiritual PathAnnapurna Astley 66Sacred StoryAquil Charlton 72Vision of the FutureSwami Shraddhananda (Maureen Dolan) 77Ethical Speech as Spiritual PracticeMirka Knaster 86In Search of MyselfRomuald Jakub Weksler-Waszkinel 89I DoRajal Regan 98Spiritual SearchRory McEntee 103Interspirituality: The Next Wave of ConsciousnessRussill Paul 110WitnessA. Frell Levy 118Living Christ, Living GuruBill Hayashi 122My Path Back to Judaism Was Paved in Breakbeats: The Return of a Jewish B-BoyKevin Coval/Melek Yonin 132From Mourning to LightLeslie Gabriel Mezei 139Sustaining a Commitment to the Common GoodJim Keen 150Watching the PreviewsBrian Sturgulewski 157The Yellow CarnationIda-Regina Lucas Oliver 160The Secret of the Six Perfections and the Four Immeasurable MindsMartha Howard, MD 164A Christian Contemplative in an Interspiritual WorldBrother Wayne Teasdale 173
ConclusionToward a Unified Humanity: From the Age of Materialism to the Age of Integral SpiritualityBrother Wayne Teasdale and Martha Howard, MD 180Acknowledgments 187Appendix:Blank pages to be used as a workbook for the reader's own comments and stories 189