For God\'s Sake: Religion, Atheism, and why I gave them up

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    This is the - all too true - story of one person's tragi-comic quest for spiritual enlightenment. Having given up on the entirely godless realm of would-be smart London restaurants, he journeyed widely and frequently wildly through India, China, Tibet, and parts of West Yorkshire. He also worked for various would-be deeply spiritual organisations. This unflinching quest for truth - incorporating walk-on parts for everyone from Marianne Faithfull to the Dalai Lama - led, not entirely unexpectedly - to a far from enlightened descent into alcoholism and misery. Having sobered up, and grown up a bit, our hero began to ponder: what is really at the heart of all this spiritual carry-on anyway? And can it be of any use, given the challenges we face? What if we're all for it anyway? What's the appropriate response -spiritual or otherwise, to that? All good questions For God's Sake is spirituality without the usual self-help smugness, written by a normal, flawed human being, in the hope of engaging a similar audience. It deals with serious themes of spiritual development, and the role this might play in our current environmental crisis - all in the form of a heartfelt, and often very funny personal memoir.

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    Number of Pages: 288
    Format(s): Paperback - ISBN: 9781783061648
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    Listed in: Memoirs, Religious issues & debates, Spirituality & religious experience
    Publisher: Matador

    Books by Alan Budge

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