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Tuesday, August 09, 2016
William Martin, author of THE ACTIVIST'S TAO TE CHING, talks about the Taoist approach to activism
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In these uncertain and challenging times, the need for activism is greater than ever before. But so many of us are frustrated and exhausted, feeling like our actions are ineffectual. The Activist’s Tao Te Ching by William Martin gives us some encouraging and helpful advice, and in this video interview, Martin explains how we can take a Taoist approach to activism. Through the lens of Lao Tzu and the Tao Te Ching, Martin highlights how our revolutionary work can be like water, finding the right action for the right moment, be it flowing through/around, flooding over, or evaporating to “rain on the other side.” 


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Thursday, June 02, 2016
THOMAS MERTON’S CREATION SPIRITUALITY JOURNEY: An excerpt from A WAY TO GOD by Matthew Fox
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In 2015, groundbreaking theologian and bestselling author Matthew Foxwas invited by the Thomas Merton Center in Louisville, Kentucky, to give a lecture to honor the centennial year of the legendary Catholic monk and writer’s birth. In preparing for the talk, Fox reimmersed himself in Merton’s work and revisited the correspondence they shared while Merton was alive. As Fox read through Merton’s journals, poetry, and religious writings, he realized that his exploration was generating far more inspiring material than just one talk.

The result is A Way to God: Thomas Merton’s Creation Spirituality Journey, a powerful book about Merton’s pioneering work in deep ecumenism and interfaith; about his essential teachings on mixing contemplation and action; and about how the vision of thirteenth-century mystic Meister Eckhart profoundly influenced both Merton and Creation Spirituality, which Fox has long espoused and written about.  
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Tuesday, May 17, 2016
Matthew Fox, author of A WAY TO GOD, shares his passion about the life and writing of Thomas Merton
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Bestselling author Matthew Fox introduces his book A Way to God: Thomas Merton's Creation Spirituality Journey and provides an overview of the vast contributions that the Trappist monk and social activist Thomas Merton made to the history of philosophy, culture, and interfaith spirituality. Merton’s wide-ranging life and work, from picnicking with Joan Baez to critiquing capitalism, still resonate deeply today. Please enjoy this wonderful interview with the passionate and dynamic Matthew Fox, and be sure to subscribe to New World Library’s YouTube Channel for all our latest author interviews, book trailers, and more!


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Monday, March 07, 2016
Matthew McKay, author of SEEKING JORDAN, discusses LOVE’S ETERNAL NATURE
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In this short video, Seeking Jordan author Matthew McKay shares powerful insights he gained about love’s eternal nature through channeled writing sessions with his son Jordan who was murdered in San Francisco in 2008. We invite you to subscribe to New World Library’s YouTube Channel for immediate access to the latest author interviews, book trailers, and more.

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Wednesday, March 02, 2016
LISTENING: An Excerpt from SEEKING JORDAN by Matthew McKay, PhD
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When author Matthew McKay’s son, Jordan, was murdered, he set out on a quest to discover the truth about why we are here and what happens when we die. He became determined to listen and look for his dead son in any way he could. In Seeking Jordan: How I Learned the Truth about Death and the Invisible Universe, he shares what he learned along the way.

McKay is not a psychic or a medium — quite the opposite, in fact. He is a psychologist with a deep love of science who never expected to take this journey. But as he has learned, in the heart of pain exist things he never imagined.

We hope you’ll enjoy this excerpt from the book. 
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Wednesday, February 24, 2016
WHAT ONE SEES WITHOUT EYES: An Excerpt from AGAINST THE POLLUTION OF THE I by Jacques Lusseyran
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Jacques Lusseyran led an incredible life. Despite being blinded as a child, he went on to help form a key unit of the French Resistance — and survive the Nazis’ Buchenwald concentration camp. Against the Pollution of the I: On the Gifts of Blindness, the Power of Poetry, and the Urgency of Awareness is a remarkable collection of essays in which Lusseyran writes of how blindness enabled him to discover aspects of the world that he would not otherwise have known. Just as Lusseyran transcended his most difficult experiences, his writings give triumphant voice to the human ability to see beyond sight and act with unexpected heroism. These powerful essays on blindness, spirituality, and triumph over Nazi atrocities reveal how all people can learn to experience disabilities as gifts, and “see” beyond what we see. We hope you’ll enjoy this short excerpt from the book.(READ MORE)
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