Twelve Steps to a Compassionate Life: by Karen Armstrong

Author: Karen Armstrong

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In this important and thought-provoking work, Karen Armstrong—one of the most original thinkers on the role of religion in the modern world—provides an impassioned and practical guide to helping us make the world a more compassionate place.

The twelve steps she suggests begin with “Learn About Compassion,” and close with “Love Your Enemies.” In between, she takes up self-love, mindfulness, suffering, sympathetic joy, the limits of our knowledge of others, and “concern for everybody.” She shares concrete methods to help us cultivate and expand our capacity for compassion, and provides a reading list to encourage us to “hear one another’s narratives.” Armstrong teaches us that becoming a compassionate human being is a lifelong project and a journey filled with rewards.

The First Step: Learn About Compassion
The Second Step: Look at Your Own World
The Third Step: Compassion for Yourself
The Fourth Step: Empathy
The Fifth Step: Mindfulness
The Sixth Step: Action
The Seventh Step: How Little We Know
The Eighth Step: How Should We Speak to One Another?
The Ninth Step: Concern for Everybody
The Tenth Step: Knowledge
The Eleventh Step: Recognition
The Twelfth Step: Love Your Enemies

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Physical Info: 0.78" H x 7.94" L x 5.18" W (0.53 lbs) 222 pages
Carton Quantity: 24
ISBN: 0307742881 EAN: 9780307742889
Publisher: Anchor Books
US SRP: 14.00 US
Binding: Paperback
Pub Date: December 27, 2011

Contributor Bio: Armstrong, Karen
Karen Armstrong, author, scholar, and journalist, is among the world's foremost commentators on religious history and culture. Her books include the bestselling "A History of God" and "The Battle for God", as well as "Buddha" and "Islam: A Short History".

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Twelve Steps to a Compassionate Life: by Karen Armstrong
Author: Karen Armstrong

 

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In this important and thought-provoking work, Karen Armstrong—one of the most original thinkers on the role of religion in the modern world—provides an impassioned and practical guide to helping us make the world a more compassionate place.
  


 

 

 

 

 

 

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