Searching for a deep and lasting peace

Review by Pamela A. Lewis

This fifth and latest in the series of “The Way of” anthologies is a compilation of poems, stories, essays, and prayers authored by a diverse group of past and contemporary figures on the subject of peace.

Though the work and reflections of some of the most renowned names in literature, social justice, and faith traditions — Maya Angelou, John Lewis, Thomas Merton — are included in these pages, unexpected ones — Paul Simon, Alicia Keyes, and Frank Sinatra — get to weigh in.

The offerings may be of unequal intellectual weight, but each one underscores the book’s premise that peace of heart extends itself to peace on earth, while emphasizing that only God makes that possible.

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