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Publisher Comments:

In search of the "truth", Gibran could find no single religious tradition which completely revealed its intention. Thus he wove together insights from Eastern Christianity, Islam, Buddhism, American Transcendentalism, and the folklore of his native Lebanon to create his own universal "Anthem of Humanity"--which is this superb selection.

Synopsis:

For Gibran, no single religious tradition revealed the truth, so he wove together insights from Eastern Christianity, Islam, Buddhism, American Transcendentalism and folklore from his native Lebanon. This is a collection of 24 meditations, essays and prose poems on the spiritual life.

About the Author

Kahlil Gibran (1883-1931) was a Lebanese poet, philosopher, artist, and writer. The millions of people familiar with his work consider him the genius of his age.

Robin Waterfield is a graduate of Manchester University and studied Greek philosphy at King's College, Cambridge. He is currently writing a major biography of Kahlil Gibran.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780140195545
Subtitle:
Reflections on the Way of the Soul
Editor:
Waterfield, Robin H.
Translator:
Cole, Juan
Editor:
Waterfield, Robin H.
Author:
Waterfield, Robin H.
Author:
Gibran, Khalil
Author:
Gibran, Kahlil
Author:
Cole, Juan R. I.
Translator:
Cole, Juan
Author:
Waterfield, Robin A.
Publisher:
Penguin Books
Location:
London
Subject:
General
Subject:
Fiction
Subject:
Inspirational & Religious
Subject:
Single Author - Other
Subject:
Spirituality
Subject:
Poetry-A to Z
Edition Description:
Paperback / softback
Abridged:
Abridged Edition
Series:
Compass
Publication Date:
19980101
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
from 12
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
144
Dimensions:
7.76x5.11x.36 in. .27 lbs.
Age Level:
from 18

Related Subjects

Fiction and Poetry » Poetry » A to Z
Metaphysics » General
Religion » Christianity » Kahlil Gibran
Religion » Eastern Religions » General
Religion » Eastern Religions » Middle Eastern Literature

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Product details 144 pages Penguin Books - English 9780140195545 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , For Gibran, no single religious tradition revealed the truth, so he wove together insights from Eastern Christianity, Islam, Buddhism, American Transcendentalism and folklore from his native Lebanon. This is a collection of 24 meditations, essays and prose poems on the spiritual life.
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