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Summer Reading 2022

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Why Choose This Book?

The Book of JoyBook of Joy Cover

by the Dalai Lama, Desmond Tutu, and Doug Abrams

" The dialogue intentionally focuses on areas of common ground accessible to readers of any faith or none, though Christians can be assured that Tutu's contributions are infused with his deep love of God. This sparkling, wise, and immediately useful gift to readers from two remarkable spiritual masters offers hope that joy is possible for everyone even in the most difficult circumstances, and describes a clear path for attaining it."

- Publishers Weekly, Starred Review

Awards & Honors

2016 Books for a Better Life (Spirituality) award.

Read this book if...

  • You are interested in practical advice  from two great spiritual leaders.
  • You want to learn more about overcoming obstacles to practice joy in your own life.
  • You like nonfiction, but aren't interested in memoir or biography.



More About the Book

14th Dalai Lama

The 14th Dalai Lama (spiritual name Jetsun Jamphel Ngawang Lobsang Yeshe Tenzin Gyatso, known as Tenzin Gyatso;  Lhamo Thondup),known as Gyalwa Rinpoche to the Tibetan people.

Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Mpilo Tutu

Doug Abrams