Breakfast at the Victory: the mysticism of ordinary experience

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HarperCollins Publishers, 1994 - Body, Mind & Spirit - 203 pages
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A brilliant memoir of the rebirth of the soul and a return to innocence. Combining everything from the teachings of the Buddha to the poetry of Frost, Carse revisits those ordinary moments in which we see the wondrous and the terrible to reveal the mystical at work in American life.

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User Review  - AliceAnna - LibraryThing

A nice little reminder to open one's eyes and realize the depth of experience afforded by ordinary, everyday happenings. Read full review

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User Review  - Peggy Lo - Goodreads

I like the quietness of it and the strings of thoughts. The book is trying to convey something that can't be fully conveyed. It reminds me of what Bishop Marc said about quarter tones being something that can't be played but implied with two other notes by the space between them. Read full review

Contents

Section 1
1
Section 2
19
Section 3
33
Section 4
53
Section 5
73
Section 6
89
Section 7
111
Section 8
125
Section 9
141
Section 10
157
Section 11
169
Section 12
187
Section 13
201
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About the author (1994)

James P. Carse is Professor Emeritus of Religion at New York University, where for thirty years he directed the Religious Studies Program. His previous books include "The Silence of God, Finite and Infinite Games," and "Breakfast at the Victory,

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