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    DescriptionThere is a divine restlessness in the human heart today, an eternal echo of longing that lives deep within us and never lets us settle for what we have or where we are. Now, in this exquisitely crafted, inspirational book, John O'Donohue explores that most basic of human desires - the desire to belong. It is a desire that constantly draws us towards new possibilities of self-discovery, friendship and creativity. In Eternal Echoes John O'Donohue embarks upon a journey of discovery into the heart of our post-modern world - a hungry, homeless world that suffers from a deep sense of isolation and fragmentation. With the thousand-year-old shelter of divine belonging now shattered, we seem to have lost our way in this magical, wondrous universe. Here, as we explore perennial themes and gain insight from a range of ancient beliefs, we draw inspiration from Ireland's rich spiritual heritage of Celtic thought and imagination. It is a heritage of profound, mystical wisdom that will open pathways to peace and contentment, and lead us to live with creativity, honour and compassion the one life that has been given to us. Destined to become a timeless classic of vision and hope, this is an imaginative tour de force by one of today's most inspirational writers.


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    Title
    Eternal Echoes
    Subtitle
    Exploring Our Hunger to Belong
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) John O'Donohue
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 416
    Width: 127 mm
    Height: 198 mm
    Thickness: 24 mm
    Weight: 294 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780553812411
    ISBN 10: 0553812416
    Classifications

    BIC E4L: PAR
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T10.0
    LC subject heading: ,
    BIC subject category V2: HRLK, VX
    Libri: B-578
    DC21: 291.4
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 14700
    BISAC V2.8: OCC036010, PHI010000, REL036000, REL062000
    Thema V1.0: VX, QRVK
    Publisher
    Transworld Publishers Ltd
    Imprint name
    Bantam Books (Transworld Publishers a division of the Random House Group)
    Publication date
    02 November 2000
    Publication City/Country
    London
    Author Information
    John O'Donohue was awarded a Ph.D. in philosophical theology from the University of Tubingen in 1990. He is the author of several works, including a collection of poems, Echoes of Memory, a book on the philosophy of Hegel, Person als Vermittlung, Conamara Blues, and the international bestsellers, Anam Cara, Eternal Echoes and Divine Beauty. His latest work, Benedictus: A Book of Blessings will be published in 2007. John travels widely in Europe and the US, where he lectures and holds workshops. He lives in Ireland
    Review quote
    "As diaphanous and beautiful as the spiritual reality he is portraying, Eternal Echoes speaks to the soul" -- Larry Dossey, author of Recovering Your Soul
    Review text
    As humans we all want to be part of something. This book explores why we want to belong and how we can go about fulfilling that desire, by drawing upon Irish folklore, myth and philosophy, and Celtic wisdom to explain the sense of isolation and fragmentation which is our daily experience. Written from an essentially humanist perspective, this will appeal to the spiritual wanderer. (Kirkus UK)