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Letters to a Young Doubter

William Sloane Coffin

Letters to a Young Doubter

William Sloane Coffin

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InLetters to a Young Poet, the poet Rainer Maria Rilke advises to "be patient towards all that is unsolved in your heart and to try to love the questions themselves," for gradually, "you will live into the answers." These words have long struck renowned preacher and activist William Sloane Coffin as a wise way to view a growing and evolving life. Thus inspired, Coffin, former university chaplain at Yale, imagined a similar volume of letters.



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InLetters to a Young Poet, the poet Rainer Maria Rilke advises to "be patient towards all that is unsolved in your heart and to try to love the questions themselves," for gradually, "you will live into the answers." These words have long struck renowned preacher and activist William Sloane Coffin as a wise way to view a growing and evolving life. Thus inspired, Coffin, former university chaplain at Yale, imagined a similar volume of letters.


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William Sloane Coffin

Rev. William Sloane Coffin (1924-2006) for half a century stood as a force forprogressive religion in America and in the world. He became famous in the 1960s,when he was chaplain at Yale University, for his very public opposition to theVietnam War. He was indicted by the government in the Benjamin Spock conspiracytrial, marched alongside Martin Luther King Jr., was jailed as a FreedomRider, and became one of the most forceful Christian voices in the civil rightsmovement.

He then served as Senior Minister of the prestigious Riverside Churchin New York City, where he inspired thousands and continued to be a powerfulvoice for conscience and change. He was the first president of SANE/FREEZE:Campaign for Global Security and lobbied for nuclear disarmament. Coffin served for 18 years as chaplain of Yale University, was senior minister of Riverside Church, and is president emeritus of SANE/FREEZE: Campaign for Global Security.

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  • Catalogue Code 236560
  • Product Code 0664229298
  • EAN 9780664229290
  • Pages 200
  • Department General Books
  • Category Spiritual Growth
  • Sub-Category General
  • Publisher Westminster John Knox Press
  • Publication Date Jun 2005
  • Dimensions 180 x 137 x 21 mm
  • Weight 0.290kg

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