Toward a True Kinship of Faiths: How the World's Religions Can Come Together How the World's Religions Can Come Together, Dalai Lama
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Toward a True Kinship of Faiths: How the World's Religions Can Come Together

Author: Dalai Lama

Narrator: Richard Gere

Unabridged: 6 hr 2 min

Format: Digital Audiobook

Publisher: Random House Audio

Published: 05/11/2010

Genre: Religion - Comparative Religion

Synopsis

No person today is untouched by what happens in the rest of the world. With this historic development, the Dalai Lama understands that the essential task of humanity is to cultivate peaceful coexistence. But this has long been problematic with religion, and while previous conflicts over religious differences may have been significant, they did not threaten the very survival of humanity. Now, when extremists have access to powerful technologies, a single spark could ignite a powder keg of frightening proportions. 
           
Yet the Dalai Lama shows how the challenges of globalization can also move us in another direction, to a deeper plane where nations, cultures, and individuals connect through their shared human nature. All major religions confront the same perennial questions; each has distinct forms of expression. But this marvelous diversity of insight has the potential for inspiring dialogue that can enrich everyone’s pursuit of wisdom.

Toward a True Kinship of Faiths explores where differences between religions can be genuinely appreciated without serving as sources of conflict, as well as offers a hopeful yet realistic look at how humanity must step into the future.

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