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The Prophet Kahlil Gibran S Masterpiece, The Prophet, Is One Of The Most Beloved Classics Of Our Time Published In , It Has Been Translated Into Than Twenty Languages, And The American Editions Alone Have Sold Than Nine Million Copies The Prophet Is A Collection Of Poetic Essays That Are Philosophical, Spiritual, And, Above All, Inspirational Gibran S Musings Are Divided Into Twenty Eight Chapters Covering Such Sprawling Topics As Love, Marriage, Children, Giving, Eating And Drinking, Work, Joy And Sorrow, Housing, Clothes, Buying And Selling, Crime And Punishment, Laws, Freedom, Reason And Passion, Pain, Self Knowledge, Teaching, Friendship, Talking, Time, Good And Evil, Prayer, Pleasure, Beauty, Religion, And Death


About the Author: Kahlil Gibran

was a Lebanese American artist, poet, and writer Born in the town of Bsharri in modern day Lebanon then part of Ottoman Mount Lebanon , as a young man he emigrated with his family to the United States where he studied art and began his literary career In the Arab world, Gibran is regarded as a literary and political rebel His romantic style was at the heart of a renaissance in modern Arabic literature, especially prose poetry, breaking away from the classical school In Lebanon, he is still celebrated as a literary hero He is chiefly known in the English speaking world for his 1923 book The Prophet, an early example of inspirational fiction including a series of philosophical essays written in poetic English prose The book sold well despite a cool critical reception, gaining popularity in the 1930s and again especially in the 1960s counterculture Gibran is the third best selling poet of all time, behind Shakespeare and Lao Tzu.



10 thoughts on “The Prophet

  1. says:

    Now that I m reading The Prophet again, words that I read twenty seven years ago still ring clearly in my mind as I read them again today It was a wonderful moment a few evenings ago to find myself reciting aloud and from memory passages that had struck me then and now to the very core Kahlil Gibran spent a coup


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    The Prophet, Kahlil Gibran The Prophet is a book of 26 prose poetry fables written in English by the Lebanese American poet and writer Kahlil Gibran It was originally published in 1923 by Alfred A Knopf It is Gibran s best known work The Prophet has been translated into over 100 different languages, making it one of the


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    The Prophet made me feel profoundly spiritual when I was nineteen It was a great way to experience spirituality and romance as a teenager, but as I got older, its lusty descriptions of the true meaning of love, marriage, and life just seem like pretty, but shallow, wordplay.Now, don t write to me and prove me wrong on this, becaus


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    Despite your religious views, be they absent or strong, Gibran has given us a work of beauty that proves, to me at least, that faith is not necessary to be good and right.A favorite quote from the book Fill each other s cup but drink not from one cup.Give one another of your bread but eat not from the same loaf.Sing and dance together and be joyous, but le


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    Kahlil Gibran was one of the leading Maronite philosophers of the first half of the twentieth century Born in Lebanon in 1883, his poetry accompanied by artwork has been translated into over twenty languages I decided to read his opus The Prophet, which is awe inspiring poetry written in novella form A classic that often surfaces on goodreads classics groups, The Prophet is


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    I don t know if I can write this review I really don t It makes me feel extremely vulnerable, to contemplate putting so much of my heart out on view for people on the internet to see I also don t know if I have the words.Reading this book was both devastating and awe inspiring I was moved beyond words, particularly when I started reading it, started to let the words wash over me, wh


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