Roger Lipsey

Roger Lipsey

Roger Lipsey is a biographer, art historian, editor, and translator. He is the author of An Art of Our Own: The Spiritual in Twentieth-Century Art; Angelic Mistakes: The Art of Thomas Merton; Hammarskjöld: A Life, hailed as the definitive Dag Hammarskjöld​ biography; and most recently Gurdjieff Reconsidered: The Life, the Teachings, the Legacy.

Roger Lipsey

Roger Lipsey is a biographer, art historian, editor, and translator. He is the author of An Art of Our Own: The Spiritual in Twentieth-Century Art; Angelic Mistakes: The Art of Thomas Merton; Hammarskjöld: A Life, hailed as the definitive Dag Hammarskjöld​ biography; and most recently Gurdjieff Reconsidered: The Life, the Teachings, the Legacy.

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Machiavelli vs. Hammarskjöld

Commentary on Politics and Conscience: Dag Hammarskjöld on the Art of Ethical Leadership by Roger Lipsey We have all become connoisseurs of leadership. Unintentionally, inescapably. This was already so in the pre-pandemic years of the Trump...
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Dialogue

Purposeful Communication & Negotiation An Excerpt from Politics and Conscience Hammarskjöld cared about nothing so much as dialogue and its formal version, negotiation. It was the heart of his activity as secretary-general, and the hum...
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“Vanished! Extinguished!”

Gurdjieff. “Disparu! Éteint!” An Excerpt from Gurdjieff Reconsidered I make a point of visiting her bookstore, the ideal Parisian bookstore if you care for old editions, rarities, surprises. Widow of a well-respected poet, she presides...
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Shambhala Editor Dave O’Neal and Author Roger Lipsey Discuss the Legacy of Thomas Merton and His Relationship to James Fox

A Quality of Being By Dave O’Neal We talk with Roger Lipsey about his book Make Peace Before the Sun Goes Down: The Long Encounter of Thomas Merton and His Abbot, James Fox 2018 will mark the fiftieth anniversary of the death of the most famous...
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