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Openings : acknowledging essential moments in human communication

Author: Michael J Hyde
Publisher: Waco, Tex. : Baylor University Press, ©2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In Openings, award-winning author Michael Hyde provides a fascinating meditation on the ethical dimensions of human communication. With the breadth and depth of learning for which Hyde has become renowned, Openings engages philosophy, science, the arts, theology, and popular culture, all to demonstrate the profound importance of the possibility of openness to the human experience. In every situation, Hyde contends,  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Michael J Hyde
ISBN: 9781602585836 1602585830
OCLC Number: 777364322
Description: x, 243 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: In the beginning was an opening --
The daily habit of being open --
The call to openness --
Acknowledgment: being open to otherness --
Our perfect capacity for being open --
Truth, eloquence, and the creation of openings --
Confession as an opening --
The beauty of being open --
Dialogue and the death of openness.
Responsibility: Michael J. Hyde.

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Provides a fascinating meditation on the ethical dimensions of human communication. With the breadth of learning for which Michael Hyde has become renowned, Openings engages philosophy, science, the  Read more...

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"Hyde seeks to reinvest us with our sacred and secular responsibilities toward ourselves and one another by staging a poignant and personal encounter with the precariousness of being human. Openings Read more...

 
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