Author(s): Deepak Chopra
Can God be revived in a skeptical age? What would it take to give people a spiritual life more powerful than anything in the past? Deepak Chopra tackles these issues with eloquence and insight in this book. He proposes that God lies at the source of human awareness. Therefore, any person can find the God within that transforms everyday life. God is in trouble. The rise of the militant atheist movement spearheaded by Richard Dawkins signifies, to many, that the deity is an outmoded myth in the modern world. Deepak Chopra passionately disagrees, seeing the present moment as the perfect time for making spirituality what it really should be: reliable knowledge about higher reality. Outlining a path to God that turns unbelief into the first step of awakening, Deepak shows us that a crisis of faith is like the fire we must pass through on the way to power, truth, and love. "Faith must be saved for everyone's sake," he writes. "From faith springs a passion for the eternal, which is even stronger than love. Many of us have lost that passion or have never known it." In any age, faith is a cry from the heart. God is the higher consciousness that responds to the cry. "By itself, faith can't deliver God, but it does something more timely: It makes God possible." For three decades, Deepak Chopra has inspired millions with his profound writing and teaching. With The Future of God, he invites us on a journey of the spirit, providing a practical path to understanding God and our own place in the universe. Now, is a moment of reinvigoration, he argues. Now is moment of renewal. Now is the future.
A thought-provoking challenge to the atheist camp that shows how to approach God meaningfully today
"The rock star of the new spirituality" Guardian "One of the most lucid and inspired philosophers of our time" -- Mikhail Gorbachev "Worth reading because here's a medical doctor working hard to marry up Eastern mysticism with Western pragmatism" -- Jeanette Winterson The Times
Acknowledged as one of the world's greatest leaders in the field of mind/body medicine, Dr Deepak Chopra trained in India and the United States, and now runs the Chopra Center for Well Being in California. He has written over 50 books, which have been translated into 35 languages. He lectures and conducts seminars and workshops around the world, is a regular guest on e.g. CNN, and is a regular blogger on huffingtonpost.com, belief.net, Yahoo Answers, Yahoo Health and Intent Blog. Visit his website at www.deepakchopra.com