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My bright abyss : meditation of a modern believer / Christian Wiman.

Author/Creator:
Wiman, Christian, 1966-
Edition:
1st ed.
Publication:
New York : Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2013.
Format/Description:
Book
x, 182 p. ; 22 cm.
Subjects:
Poetry -- Religious aspects.
Christianity and literature.
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.
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.
ISBN:
9780374216788 (hbk.)
0374216789 (hbk.)
OCLC:
795174378
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