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My Bright Abyss

Titel : My Bright Abyss
Auteur(s) : Wiman, Christian
EAN : 9780374534370
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A passionate meditation on the consolations and disappointments of religion and poetry.

Wiman, an award-winning poet and the editor of "Poetry" magazine, was diagnosed with a rare form of cancer, he began to question what his Christian beliefs and his love of poetry could really do.

Eight years ago, Christian Wiman, a well-known poet and the editor of Poetry magazine, wrote a now-famous essay about having faith in the face of death. My Bright Abyss, composed in the difficult years since and completed in the wake of a bone marrow transplant, is a moving meditation on what a viable contemporary faith―responsive not only to modern thought and science but also to religious tradition―might look like.

Joyful, sorrowful, and beautifully written, My Bright Abyss is destined to become a spiritual classic, useful not only to believers but to anyone whose experience of life and art seems at times to overbrim its boundaries. How do we answer this "burn of being"? Wiman asks. What might it mean for our lives―and for our deaths―if we acknowledge the "insistent, persistent ghost" that some of us call God?
One of Publishers Weekly's Best Religion Books of 2013

Productspecificaties
EAN : 9780374534370
ISBN : 0374534373
Auteur(s) : Wiman, Christian
Taal : English
Onderwerp : Historische biografieën
Druk : 1
Conditie : Nieuw
Pagina's : 182
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