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The Resource My bright abyss : meditation of a modern believer, Christian Wiman

My bright abyss : meditation of a modern believer, Christian Wiman

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My bright abyss : meditation of a modern believer
Title
My bright abyss
Title remainder
meditation of a modern believer
Statement of responsibility
Christian Wiman
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Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Composed in the difficult years since [having written a now-famous essay about having faith in the face of death] and completed in the wake of a bone marrow transplant, [this book] is a ... meditation on what a viable contemporary faith--responsive not only to modern thought and science but also to religious tradition--might feel like"--Dust jacket flap
Summary
Diagnosed with a rare form of cancer (now in remission), poet Christian Wiman sought to re-examine his faith, trying to identify and articulate what he believes. Filled with quotations from numerous other poets, playful use of language, and eloquent expressions of the meaning of Christ's incarnation, this memoir offers a profound, moving meditation on Wiman's relationship with God. - Description by Katherine Bradley Johnson
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10165193
Cataloging source
DLC
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1966-
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Wiman, Christian
Dewey number
814/.54
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3573.I47843
LC item number
M9 2013
Literary form
non fiction
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True
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  • Religion and poetry
  • Christianity and literature
Target audience
adult
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meditation of a modern believer
Label
My bright abyss : meditation of a modern believer, Christian Wiman
Instantiates
Publication
Contents
My bright abyss -- Sorrow's flower -- Tender interior -- God's truth is life -- O thou mastering light -- Dear oblivion -- Hive of nerves -- God is not beyond -- Varieties of quiet -- Mortify our wolves -- A million little oblivions
Control code
2012021271
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
x, 182 p.
Isbn
9780374216788
Lccn
2012021271
Label
My bright abyss : meditation of a modern believer, Christian Wiman
Publication
Contents
My bright abyss -- Sorrow's flower -- Tender interior -- God's truth is life -- O thou mastering light -- Dear oblivion -- Hive of nerves -- God is not beyond -- Varieties of quiet -- Mortify our wolves -- A million little oblivions
Control code
2012021271
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
x, 182 p.
Isbn
9780374216788
Lccn
2012021271

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