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Working on God

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Millions of Americans are finding it more and more difficult to apply the traditional demands of organized religion to their lives, and yet a complete absence of spirituality leaves them uneasy. Working on God is a book for and about such intelligent, independent people, who are seeking to reconcile their spiritual yearnings with their skeptical intellects. Winifred ...more
Paperback, 368 pages
Published April 18th 2000 by Modern Library (first published 1999)
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Walter
Aug 25, 2009 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
This is a sneakily compelling book written by an accomplished author covering new and more personal terrain. What I have enjoyed most about the author's style is that even though her own experiences are a core component of the book, she includes them in a way that is complimentary to story line and helps to deepen one's appreciation for the other phenomena that she investigates.

Simply put, this is a parallel journey and journal: one the one hand, the author investigates the renewed interest in
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Linda
This is quite a good book. I relished every word that I read. But, I kept putting it back and reading something else. Every time I picked it up I began to feel like I was on the brink of some kind of wonderful and exciting breakthrough. I felt like I understood modern culture and why we are so aimless in our spirituality. Then, I would read something else. Go figure.
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