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Providence : the story of a fifty-year vision quest

Author: Daniel Quinn
Publisher: New York : Bantam Books, 1996, ©1994.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : English : Bantam trade edView all editions and formats
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Overview: Providence is Quinn's fascinating memoir of his life-long spiritual voyage. His journey takes him from a childhood dream in Omaha setting him on a search for fulfillment, to his time as a postulant in the Trappist order under the guidance of eminent theologian Thomas Merton. Later, his quest took him through the deep self-discovery of psychoanalysis, through a failed marriage during the turbulent and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Daniel Quinn; Daniel Quinn
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Daniel Quinn
ISBN: 0553375490 9780553375497
OCLC Number: 40108839
Notes: Originally published: Austin : Hard Rain Press, 1994.
Description: 175 p. ; 21 cm.
Responsibility: Daniel Quinn.

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Overview: Providence is Quinn's fascinating memoir of his life-long spiritual voyage. His journey takes him from a childhood dream in Omaha setting him on a search for fulfillment, to his time as a postulant in the Trappist order under the guidance of eminent theologian Thomas Merton. Later, his quest took him through the deep self-discovery of psychoanalysis, through a failed marriage during the turbulent and exciting 60s, to finding fulfillment with his wife Rennie and a career as a writer. In Providence Quinn also details his rejection of organized religion and his personal rediscovery of what he says is humankind's first and only universal religion, the theology that forms the basis for Ishmael. Providence is an insightful book that address issues of education, psychology, religion, science, marriage, and self-understanding, and will give insight to anyone who has ever struggled to forge and enact a personal spirituality.

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