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Rilke's Book of hours : love poems to God

Author: Rainer Maria Rilke; Anita Barrows; Joanna Macy
Publisher: New York : Riverhead Books, 2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st Riverhead rev. trade pbk. edView all editions and formats
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While visiting Russia during his twenties, Rainer Maria Rilke, one of the twentieth century's greatest poets, was moved by a simple spirituality he encountered there. Inspired, Rilke returned to Germany and put down on paper what he felt were spontaneously received prayers. Rilke's Book of Hours is the invigorating vision of spiritual practice for the secular world, and a work that seems remarkably prescient tody,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: German language materials
Materialien auf Deutsch
Poetry
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Rainer Maria Rilke; Anita Barrows; Joanna Macy
ISBN: 1594481563 9781594481567
OCLC Number: 60796231
Language Note: English and German.
Description: 257 pages ; 21 cm
Other Titles: Stundenbuch.
Book of hours
Responsibility: translated by Anita Barrows and Joanna Macy.
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While visiting Russia during his twenties, Rainer Maria Rilke, one of the twentieth century's greatest poets, was moved by a simple spirituality he encountered there. Inspired, Rilke returned to Germany and put down on paper what he felt were spontaneously received prayers. Rilke's Book of Hours is the invigorating vision of spiritual practice for the secular world, and a work that seems remarkably prescient tody, one hundred years after it was written.

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