What Does It Mean to Be Human?: Reverence for Life Reaffirmed by Responses from Around the World

What Does It Mean to Be Human?: Reverence for Life Reaffirmed by Responses from Around the World

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What Does It Mean to Be Human?: Reverence for Life Reaffirmed by Responses from Around the World by Frederick Franck

In an inspirational act of faith and hope, nearly one hundred contributors--social activists, thinkers, artists and spiritual leaders--reflect with poignant candor on our shared human condition and attempt to define a core set of human values in our rapidly changing socity.

Contributors include:
* The Dalai Lama
* Wilma Mankiller
* Oscar Arias
* Jimmy Carter
* Cornel West
* Jack Miles
* Mother Teresa
* Nancy Willard
* Elie Wiesel
* James Earl Jones
* Joan Chittister
* Mary Evelyn Tucker
* Vaclav Havel
* Archbishop Desmund Tutu

What Does It Mean To Be Human? is a vital meditation on the endless possibilities of our humanity.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780312271640
Publisher: St. Martin's Press
Publication date: 08/14/2000
Sold by: Macmillan
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 288
File size: 411 KB

About the Author

Frederick Franck is the author of 27 books including the classic Zen of Seeing..

Richard Connolly teaches at SUNY.

Janis Roze teaches at CUNY.


Frederick Franck is the author of twenty-seven books including the classic Zen of Seeing, My Days with Albert Schweitzer, and A Little Compendium on That Which Matters.


Janis Roze teaches biology at CUNY.
Richard Connolly is a communications art professor at SUNY.

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