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The Art of War—Spirituality for Conflict

By Thomas Huynh & the Editors of
Foreword by Marc Benioff
Preface by Thomas Cleary

"Restored Sun's place among spiritual classics of the East with this fresh, new, annotated translation." Library Journal

Quality Paperback Original 256 pages 8.5 in x 5.5 in Skylight Paths Publishing Published April 2008 $ 16.99 cover price

This official volume, The Art of War — Spirituality for Conflict (published by Skylight Paths Publishing), has the indispensable Sonshi translation and detailed explanations and annotations of all the verses -- unrivaled in depth and breadth by any edition of The Art of War available anywhere -- to solidify your understanding.

Thomas Huynh, founder of, guides you through Sun Tzu’s masterwork, highlighting principles that encourage a perceptive and spiritual approach to conflict, enabling you to:

  • Prevent conflicts before they arise
  • Peacefully and quickly resolve conflicts when they do arise
  • Act with courage, intelligence, and benevolence in adversarial situations
  • Convert potential enemies into friends
  • Control your emotions before they control you

Learn effective, spiritual, and compassionate ways to handle conflict and intense competition in your life, and experience clarity of purpose and peace of mind, even in the most trying of circumstances. So if you want to expand your knowledge of Sun Tzu's Art of War, The Art of War — Spirituality for Conflict is an essential addition to your library.

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The Art of War — Spirituality for Conflict now has expanded to three book covers and versions.

Now in Portuguese!
A arte da guerra . Espiritualidade para o conflito

The book on the right is the Portuguese edition of Thomas Huynh's "The Art of War -- Spirituality for Conflict," A arte da guerra – Espiritualidade para o conflito, published by Madras Editora, based in Sao Paulo, Brazil. (Portuguese is the sixth most spoken language in the world.) If you are in Brazil, you can purchase the book here.

About the Authors:

Thomas Huynh is founder of, the Web's leading and most respected resource on Sun Tzu's Art of War. A seasoned business executive and nonprofit board member, Mr. Huynh holds an MBA from Vanderbilt University. BusinessWeek magazine named him one of the "Top 12 Most Engaged Reader-Contributors of the Year" and Google invited him to speak to their employees at Talks@Google. Born in Saigon, Vietnam, Thomas Huynh is author of The Art of War--Spirituality for Conflict(SkyLight Paths Publishing) and teaches leaders around the world intelligent approaches to conflict and competition. He lives in Atlanta, Georgia. For business inquiries, contact

Marc Benioff Marc Benioff is chairman and CEO of (NYSE: CRM), the worldwide leader in on-demand business services. He has been a practitioner of Sun Tzu's principles for over a decade and is the coauthor of Compassionate Capitalism, The Business of Changing the World, and Behind the Cloud: The Untold Story of How Went from Idea to Billion-Dollar Company and Revolutionized an Industry.

Thomas Cleary Thomas Cleary holds a PhD in East Asian Languages and Civilizations from Harvard University and a JD from the University of California, Berkeley. He is the translator of over seventy-five volumes of classical works from seven languages.

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