A Beggar at the Door: Longer and Shorter Psalms

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"One can find the lore of beggars in Hinduism, Buddhism and Zen, Sufism, Daoism, the poetic traditions of China and Japan. These unsettling characters are on the outskirts of conventional living: society's exiles tangled in tatters, coming out of side streets and back alleys. Or in the rearview mirror of our speeding car, we sometimes sight the occasional beggar saint, sage, or seer under a freeway, moving in slow motion from shadow to shaft of sun, tapping off a cigar ash in a concrete corner of oblivion. As a Jewish ...

A Beggar at the Door: Longer and Shorter Psalms 2015, Albion-Andalus Books

ISBN-13: 9780692403877

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