Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
Release Date: April 2023
"In Search of a Prophet: A Spiritual Journey with Kahlil Gibran" by Paul-Gordon Chandler is a unique investigation of Kahlil Gibran, the famed Lebanese-American poet and author of the timeless masterpiece "The Prophet." This fascinating book takes the reader on a profound spiritual trip through Gibran's life, highlighting his remarkable ability to bridge cultural boundaries and encourage togetherness among people of all origins.
Chandler, the Bishop of Wyoming and the founder of CARAVAN, has produced a wonderful tale that goes beyond a standard biography, diving deeply into the spiritual heart of Gibran's writings. This book begins with an amazing foreword by Bishop Michael Curry, best known for his speech at Prince Harry and Meghan's wedding. It then proceeds to a stunning analysis of Gibran's life and legacy.
Chandler's prose takes readers on a journey through Gibran's life, from his birth in Lebanon's mountains to his immigration to Boston, artistic training in Paris, and career in New York. Chandler skilfully shows the importance of Gibran's work in today's world during this voyage, revealing how his messages of love, peace, and togetherness continue to reverberate across nations and generations.
Beautiful images and extracts from Gibran's writings enhance the book, allowing readers to experience directly the depth and wisdom of this revered poet. According to Reza Aslan, author of "Zealot: The Life and Times of Jesus of Nazareth," "In Search of a Prophet" is "a profound spiritual exploration into the life and work of the beloved poet Kahlil Gibran, a much-needed guide for our times."
In honour of the 100th anniversary of "The Prophet," this freshly released paperback edition is a must-read for Kahlil Gibran fans and anybody looking for spiritual direction and inspiration in these trying times. "In Search of a Prophet" is available on Amazon, IndieBound, and Barnes & Noble, among other places. To place an order on Amazon, go to https://amzn.to/40h6XPT.