September 25, 2019 7:30 am / 9:00 am
As part of our ongoing focus to explore current cultural dynamics through the lens of contemporary wisdom writers we will use David Brook’s Second Mountain: The Quest for a Moral Life for our fall series book study.
The subtitle reflects this New York Times columnist’s personal search for meaning resulting from a dark night experience and his seeking spiritual understanding through various wisdom sources. Brooks posits that hyper-individualism has been a misdirected search for happiness, i.e., a first mountain, and that second-mountain living represents a shift from self-centered to other-centered living.
Brooks intelligently and insightfully examines commitment through vocation, marriage and healthy intimacy, how faith serves us and others, and relationship through engagement in community.
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