Looking in the Distance: The Human Search for Meaning (Canons) (Paperback)

Looking in the Distance: The Human Search for Meaning (Canons) By Richard Holloway (Afterword by), Richard Holloway Cover Image
By Richard Holloway (Afterword by), Richard Holloway
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Spirituality, like morality, has historically been tied to religion--and yet it is possible for one to exist without the other. In this meditative and highly personal account, Richard Holloway considers the nature of the spiritual, and what it means to live with the inevitability of death.

Both celebration of the possibilities that life affords and an examination of how doubts and fears too often paralyze us, especially as we age, Looking in the Distance is an inspiration, told with the compassion and good humor characteristic of its author.

About the Author


Richard Holloway was Bishop of Edinburgh and Primus of the Scottish Episcopal Church. A former Gresham Professor of Divinity and Chairman of the Joint Board of the Scottish Arts Council and Scottish Screen, he is a fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh. Leaving Alexandria won the PEN/Ackerley Prize and was shortlisted for the Orwell Prize. Holloway has written for many newspapers in Britain, including The Times of London and Guardian. He has also presented many series for BBC television and radio.


Product Details
ISBN: 9781786893932
ISBN-10: 1786893932
Publisher: Canongate Books
Publication Date: March 3rd, 2020
Pages: 240
Language: English
Series: Canons