The road less traveled and beyond: spiritual growth in an age of anxiety

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Thorndike Press, 1997 - Psychology - 503 pages
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The culmination of a lifetime of counseling, lecturing, and writing, M. Scott Peck's major new work leads us to a deeper awareness of how to live rich, fulfilling lives in a world fraught with stress and anxiety. Writing with the depth of understanding that comes with the seasoned perspective of age, Dr. Peck continues the journey of spiritual growth that began with "The Road Less Traveled," one of the most influential books of modern times. The journey to serenity and peace, Dr. Peck writes, can only be made with increasing self-awareness and social awareness. There are no easy answers for complex problems. The work of learning and growth is hard. And yet he shows us that there is a way to think with integrity, to know the difference between good and evil, to overcome narcissism, to love and be loved, to live with paradox, to accept the consequences of our actions all through life, and to come to terms with dying and death. With a unique blend of profound psychological insight and deep spirituality. Dr. Peck explains the compelling necessity to make the right choices in our lives, be they the personal choices that affect our own mental, emotional, and spiritual well-being, the organizational choices that affect the security of our families, businesses, and institutions, or the ethical choices that may affect the very survival of humankind.

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Review: The Road Less Traveled and Beyond: Spiritual Growth in an Age of Anxiety

User Review  - Douglas Elkins - Goodreads

" if you want to think with integrity, and are willing to bear the pain involved, you will inevitably encounter paradox". "Virtually all truth is paradoxical" Read full review

Review: The Road Less Traveled and Beyond: Spiritual Growth in an Age of Anxiety

User Review  - Patrick - Goodreads

Good, but not quite as captivating as the first or second Roads. Read full review

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Contents

Introduction
11
Editors Preface
17
Thinking
25
Copyright

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About the author (1997)

M. Scott Peck, M.D., is the author of several "New York Times" best-sellers, including The Road Less Traveled, which has spent more than ten years on the Times list and is arguably the most influential spiritual book of modern times. He and his wife, Lily, live in northern Connecticut and have been the recipients of several awards for peacemaking.

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