Synopses & Reviews
Robert Bly's new anthology celebrates the timeless role of the divine in literature, expressed by his choice of poetry from a wide range of religious traditions, historical periods, and literary movements. The poems in this collection confirm the enduring beauty and efficacy of the written word in its function as the medium for humanity's eternal debate with and for the spiritual world. The result of more than a decade of personal research, this important new spiritual resource will provide readers with material for years of thought and reflection. The Soul Is Here For Its Own Joy is a unique collection that will speak to readers of poetry as well as anyone interested in the intersection of spirituality and literature.
About the Author
Robert Bly's books of poetry include The Night Abraham Called to the Stars and My Sentence Was a Thousand Years of Joy. His awards include the National Book Award for poetry and two Guggenheims. He lives in Minneapolis, Minnesota.