By melding love, science, and religion into a primer on personal growth, M. Scott Peck launched his highly successful writing and lecturing career with this book. Even to this day, Peck remains at the forefront of spiritual psychology as a result of The Road Less Traveled
. In the era of I'm OK, You're OK
, Peck was courageous enough to suggest that "life is difficult" and personal growth is a "complex, arduous and lifelong task." His willingness to expose his own life stories as well as to share the intimate stories of his anonymous therapy clients creates a compelling and heartfelt narrative.
Phillis Theroux "The Washington Post" Not just a book but a spontaneous act of generosity.
Edmund Fuller "The Wall Street Journal" Dr. Peck's book is valuable and sometimes brilliant in its insistence that there is no distinction between the process of achieving spiritual growth and achieving mental growth.
Dr. Gerald May, "The National Catholic Reporter" [Peck's] approach to spirituality is simultaneously honest and understandable.
Phyllis Theroux "The Washington Post" Not just a book, but a spontaneous act of generosity.