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What Does It Mean to Be Human?

What Does It Mean to Be Human?

Reverence for Life Reaffirmed by Responses from Around the World

Compiled and Edited by Frederick Franck, Janis Roze and Richard Connolly

St. Martin's Press

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In an inspirational act of faith and hope, nearly one hundred contributors--social activists, thinkers, artists and spiritual leaders--reflect with poignant candor on our shared human condition and attempt to define a core set of human values in our rapidly changing socity.

Contributors include:
* The Dalai Lama
* Wilma Mankiller
* Oscar Arias
* Jimmy Carter
* Cornel West
* Jack Miles
* Mother Teresa
* Nancy Willard
* Elie Wiesel
* James Earl Jones
* Joan Chittister
* Mary Evelyn Tucker
* Vaclav Havel
* Archbishop Desmund Tutu

What Does It Mean To Be Human? is a vital meditation on the endless possibilities of our humanity.

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“A truly noble and intelligent project...better than all the millennial summings up.” —Russell Banks

About the author

Compiled and Edited by Frederick Franck, Janis Roze and Richard Connolly

Frederick Franck is the author of 27 books including the classic Zen of Seeing..

Richard Connolly teaches at SUNY.

Janis Roze teaches at CUNY.

Frederick Franck

Janis Roze

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