Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.
Start by marking “The Other Half of My Soul: Bede Griffiths and the Hindu-Christian Dialogue” as Want to Read:
The Other Half of My Soul: Bede Griffiths and the Hindu-Christian Dialogue
Enlarge cover
Rate this book
Clear rating
Open Preview

The Other Half of My Soul: Bede Griffiths and the Hindu-Christian Dialogue

4.45  ·  Rating Details ·  11 Ratings  ·  1 Review
Every age has its visionaries. Bede Griffiths, the gentle Benedictine monk who traveled to India to seek the other half of his soul was one such spiritual giant. Like Mother Teresa and Thich Nhat Hanh, Father Bede's spirituality transcends sectarian labels. His Shantivanam ("Forest of Peace") monastery in India is Christian in faith but Hindu in lifestyle. The essays and s ...more
Paperback, 412 pages
Published May 1st 1996 by Quest Books (first published 1996)
More Details... edit details

Friend Reviews

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

Reader Q&A

To ask other readers questions about The Other Half of My Soul, please sign up.

Be the first to ask a question about The Other Half of My Soul

Community Reviews

(showing 1-32)
filter  |  sort: default (?)  |  Rating Details
Benjamin
May 29, 2012 Benjamin rated it it was amazing
It is my hope that Christianity can learn from this gentle Benedictine monk and become more effective in their work in those parts of the world where the prevailing religious traditions predate Christianity. It is essential for Christianity to stop being eurocentric.
None other than the Dalai Lama said it best when he stated: "If we religious practitioners emphasize the importance of such qualities as love, tolerance, forgiveness and humility, we can then mane the betterment of humanity our main
...more
Emma Schneider
Emma Schneider rated it really liked it
Apr 07, 2016
Cathy
Cathy rated it really liked it
Feb 20, 2013
Matthew
Matthew rated it liked it
Jan 15, 2012
Benjamin
Benjamin rated it it was amazing
May 31, 2013
Michael  Gajda
Michael Gajda rated it it was amazing
Feb 19, 2015
Dale
Dale rated it really liked it
Apr 14, 2013
Diane Chapman
Diane Chapman rated it it was amazing
Oct 05, 2015
Robert
Robert rated it it was amazing
Dec 13, 2010
Stacey Duncan
Stacey Duncan rated it really liked it
Dec 04, 2013
Jackie Hilaire
Jackie Hilaire rated it it was amazing
May 26, 2014
Janet
Janet marked it as to-read
May 07, 2011
Brad
Brad marked it as to-read
Jun 27, 2011
Lorraine
Lorraine marked it as to-read
Aug 13, 2012
Will
Will added it
Jun 30, 2007
Carol
Carol added it
May 19, 2013
Reed
Reed marked it as to-read
Jun 18, 2013
Lisa Christian
Lisa Christian marked it as to-read
Jun 20, 2013
Tiff
Tiff marked it as to-read
Nov 06, 2013
Celene
Celene marked it as to-read
Dec 28, 2013
Mike
Mike marked it as to-read
Jan 07, 2014
Stacy
Stacy marked it as to-read
Dec 10, 2014
Michelle Everhart
Michelle Everhart marked it as to-read
Jun 01, 2015
BookDB
BookDB marked it as to-read
Oct 31, 2016
Courtney
Courtney marked it as to-read
Dec 27, 2016
Edward
Edward added it
Feb 11, 2017
Daniel
Daniel marked it as to-read
May 02, 2017
Gail
Gail marked it as to-read
May 14, 2017
There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Be the first to start one »

Share This Book