Product Categories +

Children and Youth
Magazines and Journals
Sacred Writings
Social and World Issues
World Languages
Fiction and Poetry
Free Downloads
Gifts and Greeting Cards
Exploring Baha'i Teachings
Building Community
Institute Materials
Audiobooks - Music - DVDs
Our Common Humanity

Our Common Humanity
Reflections on the Reclamation of the Human Spirit

By (author): Michael L Penn
Product Code: OCH
ISBN: 978-0-85398-649-2
Publisher: George Ronald
Pages: 272
Availability: In stock
Price: $18.95

A far-reaching account of what is meant by the human spirit, and its relevance to the worldwide efforts being made to meet the challenges that define this historical moment.

Notions of identity, grounded in socially constructed conceptualizations of race, gender, class, and nationality continue to pose serious threats to our collective future. At the same time, everything that had once been associated with the human spirit is often understood today only in terms of neurobiology and cognitive science. Yet if the twenty-first century is to be any different from the century just ended, the protection and development of the human spirit will have to emerge as an appropriate focus for judging the moral legitimacy of human acts, social policy, or cultural or religious practices.

In a Bahá’í-inspired approach to these issues, the unique perspectives contained in the Bahá’í writings are explored alongside the rich diversity of other philosophical, epistemic, and moral traditions that have contributed to our understanding of the nature and needs of the human spirit over the ages.


Enter your review in the form below. By submitting your review you agree to the terms and conditions. Your review may be subject to approval before publication.
Your Name:  
Your Location:
1000 characters remaining
different image

Type the number above:

Your email address is required to submit a review. It is never displayed or used for any marketing purposes.
Email Address:
By (author): Michael L Penn

Recently Viewed

Revelacion de Baha'u'llah Vol. 4 (Spanish)
Product Code: SRB4H
Price: $17.00
One Common Faith (Free Mobi)
Product Code: OCFM
Price: $0.00
L'Epitre au fils du Loup (Free mobi, French)
Product Code: FELMB
Price: $0.00
Gate of the Heart
Product Code: GOTH
Price: $24.00

Top Sellers

Featured Products