Intelligent and thought-provoking, inspiring and beautifully
written, A Religion of One's Own is the key to an amplified
inner life and a world of greater purpose, meaning, and
Thomas Moore was a monk for twelve years, a musician, a university professor, and a psychotherapist. He writes regularly for Psychology Today, The Huffington Post, Spirituality & Health, and Resurgence Magazine. He lectures widely on holistic medicine, spirituality, psychotherapy, and the arts. Moore has been awarded numerous honors, including the Humanitarian Award from Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University and an honorary doctorate from Lesley University. Thomas is the author of eighteen previous books, including Care of the Soul, Soul Mates, and Dark Nights of the Soul. He lives in New Hampshire.
PRAISE FOR THE HARDCOVER
When [Moore] is read closely, his depth is apparent...he stands to make some new converts to the noninstitutional ranks of spirituality. -- Publisher's Weekly
"[A Religion of One's Own] offers a new vision of how
seekers can fashion their own connection to the sacred out of the
materials of ancient faiths and everyday life."
--Psychology Today "Practical suggestions for crafting one's own religion."
--Monadnock Ledger-Transcript "[Moore's] counsel is consistently sensible and affirming. This book should appeal to many of the unchurched, as well as the faithful across traditions."
--Library Journal "When [Moore] is read closely, his depth is apparent...he stands to make some new converts to the noninstitutional ranks of spirituality."
--Publishers Weekly [Moore] offers a new vision of how seekers can fashion their own connection to the sacred out of the materials of ancient faiths and everyday life. -- Psychology Today [Moore's] counsel is consistently sensible and affirming. This book should appeal to many of the unchurched, as well as the faithful across traditions. -- Library Journal Practical suggestions for crafting one's own religion. -- Monadnock Ledger-Transcript In these reductive and fundamentalist times, Thomas Moore asks us to question the workings of a sun-bright culture, which demands our happy, healthy productivity at perhaps the cost of our very soul. -- Andre Dubus III, author of HOUSE OF SAND AND FOG Thomas Moore is one of the profound spiritual writers of our time. We've all been discouraged by neat, tidy self-help dogmatism, and Moore refuses to succumb to the commercialism of simplistic, superficial, and subjective solutions. Moore helps us see expectations and is always on the side of abundant life. -- John Bradshaw, author of #1 New York Times bestseller HOMECOMING Thomas Moore is an authentic example of a new kind of therapist--a doctor of the soul--which in our century has been in short supply. -- Larry Dossey, MD, author of MEANING & MEDICINE and BEYOND ILLNESS Thoughtful, elegant, inspiring. -- San Francisco Chronicle All of us go through troubled times, when we lie awake at night unable to sleep, wishing we had a comforting book to read. Now you do. DARK NIGHTS OF THE SOUL brings solace to the aching heart. -- Marianne Williamson, author of EVERDAY GRACE and A RETURN TO LOVE Thomas Moore is the master of conveying the insight that the dark times in our lives are not threats but friends and teachers. -- Rabbii Harold Kushner, author of WHEN BAD THINGS HAPPEN TO GOOD PEOPLE PRAISE FOR CARE OF THE SOULMany thanks to Thomas Moore for these profound and timely insights. ...Genuinely inspirational.
Invigorating, demanding, and revolutionary. -- Publisher's Weekly I soulfully recommend it without reservation. -- John Bradshaw, author of HOMECOMING