Further Along the Road Less Traveled: The Unending Journey Toward Spiritual Growth : the Edited Lectures

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Walker and Company, 1993 - Law - 278 pages
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In the 15 years since The Road Less Traveled was first published, M. Scott Peck has addressed audiences around the world. Their questions--and Peck's own self-questioning--were the seeds of this book. Focusing his attention on urgent matters of personal and spiritual growth. Peck offers provocative insights into blame and forgiveness, self-love versus self-esteem, the mystery of death, the illusion of romantic love, and more.

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FURTHER ALONG THE ROAD LESS TRAVELED: The Unending Journey Toward Spiritual Growth

User Review  - Jane Doe - Kirkus

Megawriter Peck, whose The Road Less Traveled continues as a smash bestseller more than a decade after publication, weighs in with additional down-to-earth counsel on psychological and religious ... Read full review

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User Review  - john257hopper - LibraryThing

Not as good as the original Road Less Travelled. Some early chapters showed a similar feeling of inspiration, but I felt it went quickly downhill and I felt little further urge to read after about page 120. Read full review

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About the author (1993)

M. Scott Peck was born on May 22, 1936 in New York City. He attended Phillips Exeter Academy and was attending Middlebury College before being expelled for refusing to attend mandatory R.O.T.C. sessions. He transferred to Harvard University, where he received a bachelor's degree in 1958, and then received a medical degree in 1963 from Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine. He was a psychiatrist in the United States Army for nearly 10 years, was the director of the New Milford Hospital Mental Health Clinic, and worked in a private psychiatric practice in Connecticut. In 1984, he helped establish the Foundation for Community Encouragement, whose mission is to promote and teach the principles of Community. He was among the founding fathers of the self-help genre of books. His works include The Road Less Traveled, Further Along the Road Less Traveled, The Road Less Traveled and Beyond, People of the Lie, and The Different Drum. He also wrote a novel entitled A Bed by the Window. He received the 1984 Kaleidoscope Award for Peacemaking, the 1994 Temple International Peace Prize, and the Learning, Faith and Freedom Medal from Georgetown University in 1996. He died from complications of pancreatic and liver duct cancer on September 25, 2005 at the age of 69.

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