100 Best Spiritual Books of the Century

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USA Today's 100 Best Spiritual Books of the Century were selected by a committee led by Philip Zaleski, who edits Harper San Francisco's annual collection of the best spiritual writings.

The committee, representing a global range of religions and spiritual practices, included: Thomas Moore, Natalie Goldberg, Rodger Kamenetz, Harold Kushner, Lawrence Kushner, Christopher de Vinck, David Yount, Kabir Helminski, Helen Tworkov, Ron Hansen, Frederic Brussat, Joseph Bruchac, Huston Smith, Lawrence Cunningham, and John Wilson.

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message 1: by Sun (new)

Sun Fellow How in the hell (no pun intended) could you have not listed BE HERE NOW by Ram Dass? Seriously, in the top ten at the very least.


~☆~Autumn♥♥ Sun wrote: "How in the hell (no pun intended) could you have not listed BE HERE NOW by Ram Dass? Seriously, in the top ten at the very least."

I agree.


message 3: by JZ (new)

JZ This whole list is offensive. Are WASPs and Jews the only spiritual leaders of the century? Total crap. Don't bother me with admonitions saying, "PLEASE DO NOT ADD BOOKS TO THIS LIST" which was assembled by whom?
And then, we realize that the website is on some USA Today server. lol

Give me a break. You're a free crap 'fake news' source that caters to the low intelligence public, and those who stay in mid-level motels during business or cheap vacation travel and get it for free during the 'included breakfast.'

There are books on this top 100 that have 15, or 12, or fewer ratings. Yeah, so spiritually uplifting that only 11 saw fit to read and rate them? And they're amongst the 100 best of the century?

Get a grip.


message 4: by Booklovinglady (last edited Feb 09, 2019 12:23AM) (new)

Booklovinglady As it seems "---PLEASE DO NOT ADD BOOKS TO THIS LIST---" is a hard thing to read, I've deleted Prayer, The Ultimate Reality, Know Thyself - Unraveling the Mystery of Mind, Ashtavakra Gita: The Ultimate Solace, Young Zwane, Healing My Life from Incest to Joy and Think from the Heart, Love from the Mind, so we're back to the original one hundred titles.

And I won't name names, but ---PLEASE DO NOT ADD BOOKS TO THIS LIST--- also goes for an author of books. Do not add your own books!!! To any Listopia, for that matter...


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