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Men in black dresses : a quest for the future among wisdom-makers of the Middle East

Author: Yvonne Seng
Publisher: New York : Paraview Pocket Books, 2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st Paraview Pocket books trade pbk. edView all editions and formats
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The author takes the reader behind the walls of desert monasteries, Sufi enclaves, ancient cathedrals and mosques in Egypt, Syria and Turkey, where they discuss with spiritual leaders of ancient faiths the universal concerns of the environment and the Internet, the building of a global community, and the education of coming generations, as well as the state of the human spirit.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Yvonne Seng
ISBN: 9780743477260 074347726X
OCLC Number: 54493564
Notes: Includes index.
Awards: Commended for Nautilus Award (Personal Journey/Memoir) 2004
Description: xiii, 287 pages ; 21 cm
Responsibility: Yvonne Seng.

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In this search for guidance in ancient lands, an esteemed historian captures the extraordinary wisdom, humanity, and humor of spiritual leaders rarely seen by the West.  Read more...

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