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Peace Be with You

Peace Be with You Monastic Wisdom for a Terror-Filled World

By David Carlson
Published by Thomas Nelson

Average Blogger Rating: 3.52 Stars

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On 8/23 Jim Fields wrote: One of the many divisions in 21st Century America stems from life-changing attacks we suffered on 9/11/01: how do we now live in this age of the War on Terror? The answers are as varied as the religious and political beliefs we each hold onto. In the wake of the ten-year anniversary of 9/11, religious ... Book Review: Peace Be With You

Jim's Rating:

2 Stars

On 8/24 Marshal Stott wrote: As I read this monastic approach to the events that occured on 9/11 I was intrigued. The author David Carlson takes a different approach than any I have read. He looked at the events that occured through a monastic lens, using interviews and then applying those thoughts to our daily lives. The book was ... Peace Be With You

Marshal's Rating:

4 Stars

On 12/28 Tammie Gitt wrote: Years after the terrorist attacks of 9/11, David Carlson still felt unsettled, haunted by a vague feeling that the United States had set upon the wrong path - a path of retaliation - from the beginning. Adding to the spiritual tension was a growing concern that the loudest Christian responses to the ... A slow revelation

Tammie's Rating:

3 Stars

On 12/17 Rebekah Henry wrote: Ten years after September 11th, David Carlson brings us this new book about the relationship between Islam and Christianity. He visited monasteries all over America and one resounding theme filled every conversation he had. Love. Every person he talked to in the book-writing process stressed the importance ... Peace Be With You by David Carlson

Rebekah's Rating:

4 Stars

On 12/14 Junie Lynn wrote: Peace Be With You: Monastic Wisdom for a Terror Filled World by David CarlsonPeace Be With You by David Carlson is a book which looks at how "abbots, nuns, monks, and other seekers at monasteries and retreat centers" responded and reacted to the events and aftermath of September 11th. David ... Review: Peace Be With You: Monastic Wisdom for a Terror Filled World by David Carlson

Junie Lynn's Rating:

3 Stars

On 12/7 georgekking wrote: David Carlson begins his book, Peace Be With You: Monastic Wisdom for a Terror-Filled World, with these words, “I began to understand in my formative years that following Christ would come with no clear map.” (ix) Peace Be With You is an intimate look at such a mapless journey in light of the attacks ... Peace Be With You

georgekking's Rating:

2 Stars

On 11/21 mjluff wrote: I wasn't sure what to expect when I started reading 'Peace Be With You' by David Carlson, due to the fact that I only picked it up because I was intrigued by the basic premise behind it, mainly, the desire to consider the response and reaction to the horror of 9/11 from a monastic perspective. Carlson, ... A monastic view of 9/11

mjluff's Rating:

4 Stars

On 11/1 Stephen Barkley wrote: In the wake of 9/11, David Carlson sought answers. He knew "something was missing" in our response to the tragedy, but he wasn't quite sure what. This question led him to monasteries and retreat centres across America where he interviewed 30+ contemplatives. This book promises to deliver that "monastic ... More Memoir than Journalism

Stephen Barkley's Rating:

3 Stars

On 10/6 Sean Hagey wrote: Ten years after 9/11, there are a multitude of books out there that speculate on the who’s, what’s, and why’s, but there are few that look back in a reflective and contemplative mood like “Peace Be With You.” Instead of a book placing the blame without, this book examines the struggle within ... Peace Be With You by David Carlson

Sean's Rating:

5 Stars

On 9/30 Stephen McKiearnan wrote: After I finished this book I found myself asking one question. That question is, Is America Christian in name only? The views that were presented caused me to question some of my own beliefs about dealing with those who have wronged me, hurt me, or despitefully used me. I found that if I am going to ... Peace to You

Stephen's Rating:

5 Stars