In 1992 Thomas Moore published his now classic book Care of the Soul. It was on the New York Times Bestseller list for 44 weeks and number one for several weeks. He followed this with fifteen other books, including: Soul Mates, The Re-Enchantment of Everyday Life, Original Self, The Soul of Sex, The Soul's Religion, and Dark Nights of the Soul.
Thomas Moore grew up in Detroit and was a member of the Servite Catholic religious community for thirteen years. He has degrees in music and philosophy, musicology, theology, and a Ph.D. from Syracuse University in religion.
He has been a teacher, composer, psychotherapist, writer, and lecturer. His current projects include the soul of medicine, a soul approach to the Gospels, and a collection of short stories about golf and the search for meaning. He lives in New England with his wife, artist and yoga teacher, Hari Kirin, and his two teen-age children. He has a special relationship with Ireland and often teaches and lectures there. He writes columns for Spirituality and Health, Resurgence, and beliefnet.com. His current book is A Life at Work, an exploration of the deeper issues involved in finding not just a job, but your life work.