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Becoming Wise: An Inquiry into the Mystery and Art of Living

By Krista Tippett

Paperback: 304 pages
Publisher: Penguin Books (February 28, 2017)
Product Dimensions: 8.2 x 5.4 x 0.8 inches
Shipping Weight: 8.8 ounces

Price: $17.00

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Synopsis

In Becoming Wise, Krista Tippett has created a master class in living for a fractured world. Fracture, she says, is not the whole story of our time. The enduring question of what it means to be human has become inextricable from the challenge of who we are to one another. She insists on the possibility of personal depth and common life for this century, nurtured by science and “spiritual technologies,” with civility and love as muscular public practice. And, accompanied by a cross-disciplinary dream team of a teaching faculty, she shows us how.

“Krista Tippett [is] a modern-day Simone Weil. . . . Becoming Wise is a tremendously vitalizing read in its totality—a wellspring of nuance and dimension amid our Flatland of artificial polarities, touching on every significant aspect of human life with great gentleness and a firm grasp of human goodness.” —Maria Popova, Brain Pickings