Kahlil Gibran’s Little Book of Wisdom by Kahlil Gibran audiobook

Kahlil Gibran’s Little Book of Wisdom

By Kahlil Gibran
Edited by Neil Douglas-Klotz
Read by Kevin Kenerly

Blackstone Publishing 9781571748355
2.07 Hours Unabridged
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One of the most popular and profound inspirational writers of all time shares simple wisdom for living a happy and fulfilling life. This book is a collection of Gibran’s words on how to live. Here are his thoughts on what it means to live in community and solitude and what gives life meaning, along with his often prescient views on government, organized religion, wealth, and commerce. Gibran’s sensibility feels contemporary. He did not recognize any ultimate authority outside of the human soul: “It were wiser to speak less of God, whom we cannot understand and more of each other, whom we may understand.” This is the essential Gibran, with 88 selections organized into 5 sections that elucidate answers to the questions that each of us face: Living a Wise Life Community Wisdom Wise Exchange Wisdom from Solitude Wisdom Beyond Words This inspirational gift volume gently guides readers through life’s big issues: meaning and mortality, good and evil, and discovering an authentic spiritual path. Suitable for all gift-giving occasions, it is a book that delights, informs, and inspires.

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One of the most popular and profound inspirational writers of all time shares simple wisdom for living a happy and fulfilling life.

This book is a collection of Gibran’s words on how to live. Here are his thoughts on what it means to live in community and solitude and what gives life meaning, along with his often prescient views on government, organized religion, wealth, and commerce. Gibran’s sensibility feels contemporary. He did not recognize any ultimate authority outside of the human soul:
“It were wiser to speak less of God, whom we cannot understand and more of each other, whom we may understand.”

This is the essential Gibran, with 88 selections organized into 5 sections that elucidate answers to the questions that each of us face:

  1. Living a Wise Life
  2. Community Wisdom
  3. Wise Exchange
  4. Wisdom from Solitude
  5. Wisdom Beyond Words

This inspirational gift volume gently guides readers through life’s big issues: meaning and mortality, good and evil, and discovering an authentic spiritual path. Suitable for all gift-giving occasions, it is a book that delights, informs, and inspires.

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Author Bio: Kahlil Gibran

Author Bio: Kahlil Gibran

Kahlil Gibran (1883–1931), an artist, poet, and writer, was born in Lebanon and spent much of his productive life in the United States. He is known in the English-speaking world primarily for The Prophet, a book of twenty-six poetic essays published in 1923 which achieved cult status. He remains one of the world’s bestselling poets, second only to Shakespeare and Lao-Tzu. To many he is a genius whose philosophical and prophetic style convey important messages about life and humanity in a simple, yet beautifully eloquent manner, which was described by Library Journal as "poetic prose, half New Testament and half Walt Whitman.”

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Available Formats : Digital Download, Digital Rental, CD, MP3 CD
Category: Nonfiction
Runtime: 2.07
Audience: Adult
Language: English