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Kuno Raeber

Poet Kuno Raeber (1922-1992) was a student of theology, philosophy, history, literature, and mythology, who also studied for the priesthood; but he would lose his faith after a deep spiritual crisis, though the images of his religious upbringing never left him. They were instead transformed into metaphors that blend Christian imagery with a broader mystical tradition to celebrate the power of poetic creation. An early member of Gruppe 47, he spent some anxious years working past "the noise"...See more