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Cultural Immersion Experiences with Barbara Lee VanHorssen

Are you heading on a trip with Pilgrim Spirit Tours and Barbara Lee VanHorssen?

Here are some of the titles she suggests for you.

Most titles are available to order on-line right from this page.

Call The Bookman at (616) 846-3520 to order a used copy of African Religions and Philosophy by John S. Mbiti, which is out of print.

Cultural Intelligence: Surviving and Thriving in the Global Village Cover Image
Call for price and availabiliy. (616) 846-3520.
ISBN: 9781626568655
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Berrett-Koehler Publishers - March 20th, 2017

This is a general background book, suggested for any reader interested in successful intercultural interactions. Suggested for all tours.


Integral Spirituality: A Startling New Role for Religion in the Modern and Postmodern World Cover Image
$26.96
ISBN: 9781590305270
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Integral Publishing - November 13th, 2007

This is another general background book, marrying the truth of modern science and postmodern culture with the wisdom of the great religions. Suggested for all tours.


Unbowed: A Memoir Cover Image
$15.30
ISBN: 9780307275202
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Anchor Books - September 4th, 2007

This title is suggested for Kenya tours.


Tao Te Ching Cover Image
By Lao Tzu, Darrell D. Lau (Translator)
$10.80
ISBN: 9780140441314
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Penguin Books - May 30th, 1964

Several editions and translations of this classic work are available. This popular edition has been a standard translation since the 1960's, and includes supplemental material. Suggested for China tours.


The Eightfold Path Cover Image
$12.59
ISBN: 9780985565152
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Temple Ground Press - August 27th, 2016

The Eightfold Path is the "how to" of the Buddha Way. This title is suggested for China trips.


The Four Noble Truths Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780722535509
Availability: Backordered
Published: Thorsons - January 19th, 1998

The Dalai Lama describes these unique teachings here as he presented them to the West for the first time in 1997. This title is suggested for China trips.


The Heart Sutra Cover Image
By Red Pine (Translator)
$15.26
ISBN: 9781593760823
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Counterpoint LLC - August 9th, 2005

The Heart Sutra is Buddhism in a nutshell. This title is suggested for China trips.


The Analects Cover Image
By Confucius, D. C. Lau (Translator), D. C. Lau (Introduction by)
$10.80
ISBN: 9780140443486
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Penguin Books - December 20th, 1979

No other book in the entire history of the world has exerted a greater influence on a larger number of people over a longer period of time than this slim volume. This title is suggested for China trips.


Enrique's Journey: The True Story of a Boy Determined to Reunite with His Mother Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9780385743280
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Ember - August 5th, 2014

Documents the journey of a Honduran teen who braved hardship and peril to reunite with his mother after she was forced to leave him behind and seek migratory work in the United States. Suggested for Honduras trips.


Uncommon Grounds: The History of Coffee and How It Transformed Our World Cover Image
$20.69
ISBN: 9780465018369
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Basic Books - September 28th, 2010

Uncommon Grounds tells the story of coffee from its discovery on a hill in ancient Abyssinia to the advent of Starbucks. Suggested for Honduras trips.


Khul-Khaal, Five Egyptian Women Tell Their Stories Cover Image
By Nayra Atiya, Andrea Rugh (Designed by)
$17.96
ISBN: 9780815601814
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Syracuse University Press - September 1st, 1982

This title is suggested for Egypt trips.


Shahaama: Five Egyptian Men Tell Their Stories Cover Image
By Nayra Atiya, Roger Allen (Afterword by)
$17.96
ISBN: 9780815610618
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Syracuse University Press - March 8th, 2016

This title is suggested for Egypt trips.


Gods and Myths of Ancient Egypt Cover Image
$17.96
ISBN: 9789774167485
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: American University in Cairo Press - May 1st, 2016

This title is suggested for Egypt trips.