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6 edition of A Gift Observed found in the catalog.

A Gift Observed

Reflections on Philanthropy and Civilization

by M. A. Lerner

  • 145 Want to read
  • 16 Currently reading

Published by Common Knowledge Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Social Science,
  • Sociology,
  • Essays,
  • Philanthropy & Charity,
  • Wealth,
  • Social Science / Philanthropy & Charity,
  • Social Science-Essays,
  • Social Science-Wealth,
  • Reference

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages432
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8444549M
    ISBN 100943004098
    ISBN 109780943004099
    OCLC/WorldCa85885974

    Written with love, humility, and faith, this brief but poignant volume was first published in and concerns the death of C. S. Lewis's wife, the American-born poet Joy Davidman. In her introduction to this new edition, Madeleine L'Engle writes: "I am grateful to Lewis for having the courage to yell, to doubt, and to kick at God in angry violence. This is a part of a healthy grief which is. The New York Times once observed that "peace is a fable." The only peace this world can know is shallow and unfulfilling. Most people's pursuit of peace is only an attempt to get away from problems. That is why people seek peace through alcohol, drugs, or other forms of escapism. The fact is, apart from God, there is no real peace in this world.

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