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CLARK STRAND is a spiritual teacher and the director of the Koans of the Bible Study Group, an ecumenical, interreligious spiritual community. A former Zen Buddhist monk, he is a contributing editor of Tricycle: The Buddhist Review and has written a variety of books and articles on spiritual practice. He lives in the Catskill Mountains with his wife and children. To find out more about How to Believe in God, please visit his blog WholeEarthGod.com..
THis is a very profound book by a wonderful writer. I read it again and again, and also read it aloud to my elderly mother and aunt in a version of Bible study.Published 3 months ago by AVeryDedicatedReader
Bad choice for me. His reasoning just depends on the bible, which is judo/christian based. He doesn't bring other religions or even reasoning into the picturePublished 9 months ago by Robert B.
I found this book to be a wonderful new look at passages that I had perhaps read over many times. It was very satisfying to see a deeper dimension to the time-worn stories of... Read morePublished 19 months ago by Bill
I read this book and thought it very interesting. As time goes on (I read it over 2 years ago), I find myself thinking about parts of this book.. Read morePublished 23 months ago by Kimmy
Strand began as a Christian and after a great deal of immersion in other traditions (including Jewish, Muslim, and becoming a Buddhist monk), he returned to his Christian roots. Read morePublished on September 26, 2012 by Joyce
This is a book that sees the word God as only a word--a word, nonetheless that expresses universal presence and love extended to all people, believers and non-believers alike. Read morePublished on May 24, 2012 by Allan Cox
I read this book after a devastating personal loss when I was struggling with "not believing enough" in doctrines of my Christian tradition. Read morePublished on September 11, 2009 by Helen fro m MA
Using Bible passages as the warp for this tapestry of ideas, Strand interweaves a weft of his vast knowledge of world religion from both scholarly and personal perspectives,... Read morePublished on September 4, 2009 by BFK
This is a book about God that isn't pompous or patronizing. It's beautifully written, instructive and wise. Read morePublished on August 31, 2009 by Virginie Loup