Prayershreds (Paperback)

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Prayershreds (Paperback)


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Suppose the shreds of our prayers and of our faiths could themselves become a radical new form of devotion. In Prayershreds, Bruce Beasley confronts the apocalyptic zeitgeist of our time (political turmoil, societal division and isolation, spiritual despair, environmental catastrophe) and the crisis of faith in the human future. These poems make of the vocabulary of doubt a strange kind of sermon, summoning into chorus Heraclitus, Zeno, the Buddha, Roget's Thesaurus, ancient prayers and hymns and scriptures, and an AI chatbot. In these fractured and ecstatic psalms, Beasley makes his ruptured way toward a faith that relies not on dogmas and creeds, but on a broken utterance for a torn and living faith.

Product Details ISBN: 9781949039412
ISBN-10: 1949039412
Publisher: Orison Books
Publication Date: May 2nd, 2023
Pages: 70
Language: English