The Spiritual Emerson, Essential Works

The Spiritual Emerson, Essential Works

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Baker & Taylor
A concise volume of key spiritual writings by the nineteenth-century literary master and Transcendentalist features non-denominational discussions of the ideas and influence of such works as "Yankee Mystic," "Fate," and "Success." Original.

Blackwell North Amer
This concise volume collects the core writings that have made Ralph Waldo Emerson into a key source of insight for spiritual seekers of every faith—with an introduction by the bestselling philosopher Jacob Needleman.

Here is the essential collection of Emerson’s spiritual thought for those readers who understand the transformative quality of ideas. It is concise and suited to years of rereading and contemplation, offering the essays that trace the arc of the inner message brought by America’s “Yankee Mystic.

The Spiritual Emerson features many of Emerson’s landmark works. Yet also included are overlooked classics, such as the essays “Fate” and “Success,” which served as major sources of inspiration to some of the leading American metaphysical thinkers of the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. The introduction by religious scholar and philosopher Jacob Needleman frames—historically and philosophically—the development of Emerson’s thought and explores why it has such a powerful hold on us today.

Publisher: New York : Jeremy P. Tarcher/Penguin, [2008]
Copyright Date: ©2008
ISBN: 9781585426423
1585426423
Branch Call Number: 814 EMERS
Characteristics: 224 pages, 1 unnumbered page ; 18 cm
Additional Contributors: Needleman, Jacob
Notes: Self-reliance -- Compensation -- Spiritual laws -- The over-soul -- Circles -- Fate -- Success

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