The Moral Compass: Stories for a Life's Journey

by William J. Bennett

Hardcover, 1995

Barcode

2845

Call number

808.8 BEN

Status

Available

Call number

808.8 BEN

Pages

824

Description

This text offers examples of good and bad, right and wrong in great works from literature and in exemplary stories from history. Organized by the stages along life's journey these stories and poems guide the reader through the ethical and spiritual challenges along the pathway of life. Stories are drawn for familiar western history and mythology as well as a wide selection of tales and folklore form Asia Africa and Latin America.

Publication

Simon & Schuster (1995), Edition: 1, 824 pages

ISBN

0684803135 / 9780684803135

Rating

(43 ratings; 3.8)

User reviews

LibraryThing member charlie68
A compilation of stories from ancient times to modern and coming diverse areas of the globe. The best stories tend to be from great writers like Tolstoy, Dickens and Chekov the retellings are a hit and miss affair depending on the quality of the writer. Some are great and some seem smarmy. Another critism of the book is similar to that of Book of Virtues in that there are a lot of American history stories which don't have the same significance for Canadians.… (more)

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