A holistic look at the intersection of thespiritual and scientific world, playfully cast as a primer for a final exam.
In this engaging, enormously readable debut work ofnonfiction, Otero urges his readers to "delve deeper into the concept of life asa prison created by our own mind," . Its well-designed layout includeshighlighted passages and eye-catching marginal illustrations. The author presents manyexplanations with a wry, tongue-in-cheek bemusement.
KirkusIndie, Kirkus Media LLC, 6411 Burleson Rd.,Finalist Indie Excellence Awards in Spirituality
"Dr. Figueroa is an exceptionally intelligent andcreative author. He has put together an intriguing and clever study guide tohelp the soul-weary find peace and contentment in this worldly life. Figueroa concisely points out the impedimentsto human contentedness in day-to-day life, which involve a look at man'sresponsibility in understanding his relationship with humanity and God. I lovedthe author's likening of any given person placed as colors in a painting ornotes in a musical score.
Judge,22nd Annual Writer's Digest Self-Published Book Awards.
"His first book, Spirituality101: For the Dropouts of the School of Life, Dr. Figueroa-Otero not only dares to answer timeless questionsabout our spiritual nature, but humbly presents a guide to self-understanding while closing the apparentgap between the religious and scientific vision with an eclectic and original delivery."
"Ivan Figueroa-Otero, MD writes a compelling book about living in a spiritual world that is so easy tounderstand that it becomes elegant in its simplicity."
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