What Does It Mean to Be Human?: Reverence for Life Reaffirmed by Responses from Around the World

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Frederick Franck, Janis Roze, Richard Connolly
Farrar, Straus, and Giroux, Aug 14, 2000 - Philosophy - 288 pages
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In an inspirational act of faith and hope, nearly one hundred contributors--social activists, thinkers, artists and spiritual leaders--reflect with poignant candor on our shared human condition and attempt to define a core set of human values in our rapidly changing socity.

Contributors include:
* The Dalai Lama
* Wilma Mankiller
* Oscar Arias
* Jimmy Carter
* Cornel West
* Jack Miles
* Mother Teresa
* Nancy Willard
* Elie Wiesel
* James Earl Jones
* Joan Chittister
* Mary Evelyn Tucker
* Vaclav Havel
* Archbishop Desmund Tutu

What Does It Mean To Be Human? is a vital meditation on the endless possibilities of our humanity.

 

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Frederick Franck is the author of 27 books including the classic Zen of Seeing..

Richard Connolly teaches at SUNY.

Janis Roze teaches at CUNY.

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