PRAISE FOR THE HARDCOVER
When [Moore] is read closely, his depth is apparent...he stands to make some new converts to the noninstitutional ranks of spirituality. — Publisher's Weekly
"[A Religion of One’s Own] offers a new vision of how seekers can fashion their own connection to the sacred out of the materials of ancient faiths and everyday life."
"Practical suggestions for crafting one’s own religion."
"[Moore's] counsel is consistently sensible and affirming. This book should appeal to many of the unchurched, as well as the faithful across traditions."
"When [Moore] is read closely, his depth is apparent…he stands to make some new converts to the noninstitutional ranks of spirituality."
[Moore] offers a new vision of how seekers can fashion their own connection to the sacred out of the materials of ancient faiths and everyday life. — Psychology Today
[Moore's] counsel is consistently sensible and affirming. This book should appeal to many of the unchurched, as well as the faithful across traditions. — Library Journal
Practical suggestions for crafting one's own religion. — Monadnock Ledger-Transcript
In these reductive and fundamentalist times, Thomas Moore asks us to question the workings of a sun-bright culture, which demands our happy, healthy productivity at perhaps the cost of our very soul. — Andre Dubus III, author of HOUSE OF SAND AND FOG
Thomas Moore is one of the profound spiritual writers of our time. We've all been discouraged by neat, tidy self-help dogmatism, and Moore refuses to succumb to the commercialism of simplistic, superficial, and subjective solutions. Moore helps us see expectations and is always on the side of abundant life. — John Bradshaw, author of #1 New York Times bestseller HOMECOMING
Thomas Moore is an authentic example of a new kind of therapist--a doctor of the soul--which in our century has been in short supply. — Larry Dossey, MD, author of MEANING & MEDICINE and BEYOND ILLNESS
Thoughtful, elegant, inspiring. — San Francisco Chronicle
All of us go through troubled times, when we lie awake at night unable to sleep, wishing we had a comforting book to read. Now you do. DARK NIGHTS OF THE SOUL brings solace to the aching heart. — Marianne Williamson, author of EVERDAY GRACE and A RETURN TO LOVE
Thomas Moore is the master of conveying the insight that the dark times in our lives are not threats but friends and teachers. — Rabbii Harold Kushner, author of WHEN BAD THINGS HAPPEN TO GOOD PEOPLE
PRAISE FOR CARE OF THE SOUL
Many thanks to Thomas Moore for these profound and timely insights. …Genuinely inspirational.— Kevin McCarthy, Bloomsbury Review
Thomas Moore was a monk for twelve years, a musician, a university professor, and a psychotherapist. He writes regularly for Psychology Today, The Huffington Post, Spirituality & Health, and Resurgence Magazine. He lectures widely on holistic medicine, spirituality, psychotherapy, and the arts. Moore has been awarded numerous honors, including the Humanitarian Award from Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University and an honorary doctorate from Lesley University. Thomas is the author of eighteen previous books, including Care of the Soul, Soul Mates, and Dark Nights of the Soul. He lives in New Hampshire.
This is a gentle and thoughtful work of art that encourages, gives suggestions and options for ones own spiritual practice. Read morePublished 14 days ago by Megan Kirchhoff
As an avid reader of spiritual books, I appreciate an author with real content. I try to stick to books from tried and true authors of Christianity. Read morePublished 19 days ago by Mary
I don't know how 'ok' it is to start a review by a quote from another author, but here goes: "The way 'spirituality' is often used suggests that we exist solely as a collection... Read morePublished 1 month ago by MS
The whole book is covered in notes and my thoughts so I can look back on "A Religion of One's Own" and inhale the passion. Read morePublished 1 month ago by V. King
The premise/concept of the book is outstanding. The reality is the author expounds on various religions and psychotherapy, detracting from the book's appeal.Published 2 months ago by TOM H
This book was interesting to see how the author's views have evolved over time. I enjoy his writing very much and always come away feeling validated and encouraged to keep on... Read morePublished 2 months ago by cheryl mcalindon