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The Good Life

Truths That Last in Times of Need


About the Book

The author of the New York Times bestseller The Good Book champions the recovery of the Western moral tradition.

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Critical Praise

“...This good book about The Good Life is good news... a balanced and profound proclamation.” —Tony Campolo, Professor of Sociology, Eastern University

“Peter Gomes is well qualified to cast his net wider to people seeking The Good Life.” —Theodore M. Hesburgh, C.S.C., President Emeritus, University of Notre Dame

“With his usual eloquence and insight, Gomes reminds us of truths that are now more important to us than ever.” —Karen Armstrong, author of The Battle for God

“ Highly readable ... as reliable a guide for life as one is likely to find anywhere.” —Huston Smith, author of Why Religion Matters

“A wise, timely, and wonderfully readable celebration of the virtues.” —Marcus Borg, author of Reading the Bible Again For the First Time

‘Peter at his best...he continues as the Master Teacher of truths we could not hear from others.” —Alan K. Simpson, Former U.S. Senator to Wyoming

“ In writing about things that matter, [Gomes] has written a book that matters.” —Booklist

“A worthwhile addition to all libraries, this volume promises to be another best seller.” —Library Journal

“A how-to for living a truly good life....simple and sound.” —The [New Jersey] Star-Ledger

“Clearly and persuasively, Gomes tackles themes such as hope, discipline and success.” —Dallas Morning News

Product Details

  • ISBN: 9780060000769
  • ISBN 10: 0060000767
  • Imprint: HarperOne
  • On Sale: 04/29/2003
  • Pages: 384
  • List Price: 19.99 CAD
  • BISAC1: RELIGION / Ethics
  • BISAC2: RELIGION / General
  • BISAC3: RELIGION / Biblical Studies / General

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