Conquering Fear (Google eBook)

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Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group, Oct 6, 2009 - Self-Help - 182 pages
24 Reviews

From the best-selling author of When Bad Things Happen to Good People, an illuminating book about fear—and what we can do to overcome it.

An inescapable component of our lives, fear comes in many guises. In uncertain times, coping with these fears can be especially challenging, but in this indispensable book, Harold S. Kushner teaches us to confront, master, and even embrace fear for a more fulfilling life. Drawing on the teachings of religious and secular literature and on the true stories of people who have faced their fears, we are again inspired by Kushner’s wisdom, at once deeply spiritual and eminently practical.




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Review: Conquering Fear: Living Boldly in an Uncertain World

User Review  - Andrew S. - Goodreads

Written by a rabbi, the book is solidly established on religious beliefs which is not for everyone, and it wasn't for me. But I made myself to read through chapters that offer nothing more than “God ... Read full review

Review: Conquering Fear: Living Boldly in an Uncertain World

User Review  - Brendan Howard - Goodreads

A moving work on fear of the big things and a bit on how to gird yourself or accept the fear and move on. Read full review

Contents

First Words
1
The Fear
41
The Fear
57
The Fear That Humanity
74
Can Seventy Be the New Fifty The Fear
115
The Fear of Death
141
Hope and Courage Are
161
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About the author (2009)

Harold S. Kushner is rabbi laureate of Temple Israel in Natick, Massachusetts, where he lives. His classic work, When Bad Things Happen to Good People, was an international best seller. He was honored by the Christophers, a Roman Catholic organization, as one of the fifty people who have made the world a better place in the last half century, and by the national organization Religion in American Life as clergyman of the year in 1999.




From the Trade Paperback edition.

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