Gene Ruyle

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in Beatrice, Nebraska, The United States




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May 2012


"Gene Ruyle is a contemporary philosopher who has something important to say."
--Atlanta Journal/Constitution

Author, actor, playwright/composer, psychologist, philosopher, poet, and priest.

Born in Beatrice, Nebraska on the Great Plains. Enlisted in the Marine Corps for two years right out of high school, with college and seminary coming immediately thereafter. Active professional in all of the fields mentioned above. Abiding work focuses on the major modes of human becoming, the meaning an individual fashions and lives by, and on the ways in which bothsoul and spirit manifest themselves in all aspects of human life.


Average rating: 4.75 · 4 ratings · 1 review · 3 distinct works
The Stuff of a Lifetime: Se...

it was amazing 5.00 avg rating — 2 ratings — published 2005 — 6 editions
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Making a Life: Career, Comm...

it was amazing 5.00 avg rating — 1 rating — published 1983
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Christian Believing (Church...

really liked it 4.00 avg rating — 1 rating — published 1979
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Mark Twain: A Life
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“A half truth is much worse than a whole lie because it makes it even harder to tell the difference between the two.”
Gene Ruyle

“Only those who leave home ever really find it.”
Gene Ruyle, The Stuff of a Lifetime: Self, Sense, Soul, and Spirit in Human Experience

“Shadows show the direction in which the light lies, but you have to travel to make it to where it is.”
Gene Ruyle

“I've been riding on the crest of a slump lately.”
Tom Waits

“The stone that was rolled before Christ's tomb might appropriately be called the philosopher's stone because its removal gave not only the pharisees but, now for 1800 years, the philosophers so much to think about.”
Soren Kierkegaard

“No one is exempt from speaking nonsense. The great misfortune is to do it solemnly.”
Michel de Montaigne

“The first duty of love is to listen.”
Paul Tillich

“I always tell my students that Malcolm X came both to his spirituality and to his consciousness as a thinker when he had solitude to read. Unfortunately, tragically, like so many young black males, that solitude only came in prison.”
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