Synopses & Reviews
For Kahlil Gibran, love was a way--perhaps the supreme way--of achieving self-realization and completeness as a human being. "The Beloved" is about transforming one's own life through love's all-consuming power. These exquisite writings on love, marriage, and the spiritual union of souls adds a fresh dimension to our understanding of the philosophy of love and its role in contemporary society.
Exquisite writings on love, marriage, and the spiritual union of souls add a fresh dimension to our understanding of the philosophy of love and the transformation of one's life through its all-encompassing power.
A selection of writings on love, marriage and the spiritual union of souls. This is a translation of one of Gibran's major Arabic texts, adding a fresh dimension to the understanding of his work.
About the Author
(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.