The Prophet (Classics of World Literature) (Paperback)

The Prophet (Classics of World Literature) By Kahlil Gibran, Tom Griffith (Editor) Cover Image
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The Prophet represents the acme of Kahlil Gibran's achievement. Writing in English, Gibran adopted the tone and cadence of King James I's Bible, fusing his personalised Christian philosophy with a spirit and oriental wisdom that derives from the richly mixed influences of his native Lebanon.

His language has a breath-taking beauty. Before returning to his birthplace, Almustafa, the 'prophet', is asked for guidance by the people of Orphalese. His words, redolent with love and understanding, call for universal unity, and affirm Gibran's certainty of the correlated nature of all existence, and of reincarnation. The Prophet has never lost its immediate appeal and has become a ubiquitous touchstone of spiritual literature.

Product Details
ISBN: 9781853264856
ISBN-10: 1853264857
Publisher: Wordsworth Editions
Publication Date: August 5th, 1997
Pages: 80
Language: English
Series: Classics of World Literature