From the biblical Psalms, through the writings of Augustine and Bernard, to the verses of John of the Cross, Gerard Manley Hopkins, and Thomas Merton, the language of prayer has also been the language of poetry. Writing out of this tradition, Robert J. Hope presents the reader with intense verse reflections on the universal presence of God in ourselves and in all of nature. The imagery is richly erotic, reverently evocative of the beauty of floral and faunal creation, and transparently candid in its expression of the awe ...

From the Center 2001, Continuum, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780826413246

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