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Howard Thurman

Howard Thurman (1899-1981) was a philosopher, theologian, educator, reformer, and author of more than 20 books, including Jesus and the Disinherited and The Inward Journey. He championed Gandhi's non-violent methods in the West and inspired both black and...

Customer Reviews for The Living Wisdom of Howard Thurman

By Judy Burns-Schwab
Date Added: Thursday 26 July 2012
This is a jewel of a finding. Though he has been dead for 30 years, he truly was a Mystic and it's a blessing to our culture today that those who knew him have been so generous to rekindle his sermons and lectures for us now. He is ageless in his consciousness and his delivery is a resurrection of a heart of the Black that can teach us wisdom and love. Well worth taking the time to listen, meditate, listen again and take his great sense of life into our own hearts so we might actually experience "unity".
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By Nancy J Farrell
Date Added: Saturday 4 February 2012
Lovely, well recorded from old tapes and good introductions from contemporary commentators.
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By Barbara Beebe
Date Added: Friday 22 July 2011
...words to life your life by...
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By Rob Danen
Date Added: Sunday 8 May 2011
Howard Thurman is a true prophet. Much food for thought, presented in a passionate manner. Wonderfully introduced and produced. I enjoyed this set a lot.
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By Terry L. Williams
Date Added: Thursday 11 November 2010
Reading Dr. Thurman’s books has provided me with precious spiritual food for my prayer and meditation practice. But listening to these voice recordings, which capture his prayerful inflection, introspective nuance and earnest delivery, has provided me with a depth of understanding and spiritual intimacy that cannot be translated by script. His timeless messages transport me not just back to his historic pulpit, but also to the vast spiritual consciousness that he sought to convey. Thanks to all who made these recordings possible. They are truly a gift.
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By sallie smithwick
Date Added: Friday 13 May 2011
I gave this to my husband after we listened to an excerpt from your email that we liked. He found the rest of the CD's hard to listen to as they had an intense kind of yelling preaching tone.
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By Elaine Harrell
Date Added: Wednesday 16 November 2011
The introductions to each of the subjects by others is interesting and provides history about Thurman. However, it's very difficult to listen to Thurman speak. The sermons are slow and my attention drifts. Your description of this cd package was way off base. I expected more dynamic fare.
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