This I believe II : more personal philosophies of remarkable men and women / edited by Jay Allison and Dan Gediman ; with John Gregory and Viki Merrick ; additional editing by Emily Botein ... [et al.]

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Subjects: Belief and doubt
Conduct of life
Life
Celebrities
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Edition: 1st ed
Published: New York : Henry Holt, 2008
LC Classification: B, BD
Physical Description: xiv, 268 p. ; 22 cm
Added Titles: This I believe (Radio program)
Alternate Title(s): This I believe (Radio program).
Alternate Titles: This I believe 2
Additional Authors: Allison, Jay
Gediman, Dan
Notes: LCCN: 2008010110
ISBN: 9780805087680
ISBN: 0805087680
Summary: Featuring 80 Americans--from the famous to the unknown--this series of insightful observations completes the thought that the book's title introduces. Each piece compels readers to rethink not only how they arrive at their own personal beliefs but also how they share them with others
Contents: Introduction / Jay Allison -- Finding the strength to fight our fears / Terry Ahwal -- I will take my voice back / Quique Aviles -- A silent night that brought healing / Steve Banko -- Living with integrity / Bob Barret -- The strange blessing that brought me home / Robin Baudier -- Returning to what's natural / Amelia Baxter-Stoltzfus -- The right to be fully American / Yasir Billoo -- The person I'm supposed to be / Andy Blowers -- Making it up as I go along / Alice Brock -- Sticking my nose in the world's business / Brigid Daull Brockway -- Teaching a bad dog new tricks / David Buetow -- The learning curve of gratitude / Mary Chapin Carpenter -- Failure is a good thing / Jon Carroll -- The faith that brings me peace / Betsy Chalmers -- The person I want to bring into this world / Laura Shipler Chico -- The deeper well of memory / Christine Cleary -- A marriage that's good enough / Corinne Colbert -- Creating our own happiness / Wayne Coyne -- A way to honor life / Cortney Davis -- We never go away / Dennis Downey -- The questions we must ask / Tamar Duke-Cohan -- Learning true tolerance / Joel Engardio -- Doing things my own way / Bela Fleck -- Dancing all the dances as long as I can / Robert Fulghum -- A reverence for all life / Michelle Gardner-Quinn -- A feeling of wildness / David Gessner -- All the joy the world contains / Jimmie Dale Gilmore -- As I grow old / David Greenberger -- Untold stories of kindness / Ernesto Haibi -- Peace begins with one person / Ivory Harlow -- Do what you love / Tony Hawk -- Combating the tyranny of the positive attitude / Barbara Held -- My husband will call me tomorrow / Becky Herz -- The tense middle / Roald Hoffmann -- Living in the here and now / Jeffrey Hollender -- Becoming a parent is a gift / Chris Huntington -- Finding redemption through acceptance / Interrogator -- Paying attention to the silver lining / Annaliese Jakimides -- There is no blame; there is only love / Ann Karasinski -- The universe is conspiring to help us / Kevin Kelly -- We all need mending / Susan Cooke Kittredge -- Telling kids the whole truth / Martha Leathe -- Every person is precious / Isabel Legarda -- Navigating turbulent waters / Jimmy Liao -- All beings are interconnected / James Loney -- A musician of many cultures / Yo-Yo Ma -- Being content with myself / Kamaal Majeed -- Be cool / Christian McBride -- That old piece of cloth / Frank Miller -- My home is New Orleans / Mike Miller -- That golden rule thing / Craig Newmark -- My personal leap of faith / Bill Nunan -- Admittance to a better life / Michael Oatman -- Living what you do every day / Yolanda O'Bannon -- The long road to forgiveness / Kim Phuc -- The practice of slowing down / Phil Powers -- Living my prayer / Sister Helen Prejean -- The chance to move forward / Maria Mayo Robbins -- Utterly humbled by mystery / Father Richard Rohr -- I always have a choice / Catherine Royce -- I am not my body / Lisa Sandin -- Resilience is a gift / Joel Schmidt -- The designated celebrator / Melinda Shoaf -- Baking by senses and memories / Emily Smith -- Learning to trust my intuition / Cynthia Sommer -- An optimistic view of the world / Dan Tani -- Community in action / Studs Terkel -- Music makes me come alive / Joan Tower -- God is God because he remembers / Elie Wiesel -- The guts to keep going / Amy Lyles Wilson -- Freeing myself through forgiveness / Yolanda Young -- A potential for brutality / Yinong Young-Xu -- A duty to family, heritage, and country / Ying Ying Yu -- We're all different in our own ways / Joshua Yuchasz -- Afterword / Dan Gediman
OCLC Number: 213133385
ISBN/ISSN: 9780805087680
0805087680