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God in Concord: Ralph Waldo Emersons Awakening to the Infinite
Drawing perceptively from the depth of Emerson's journals, this book shows the inner vision that drew him to his revolutionary position as America's great Seer. This title contains selections and original insights, which give a balance of Emerson, the spiritual giant, and Emerson, the vulnerable, private human being.
Hardcover, 192 pages
Published November 3rd 1998 by Larson Publications
(first published January 15th 1998)
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This book is worth the mental gymnastics! I am pouring over it slowly and am really enjoying it. For the first time I am able to understand what Emerson is saying thanks to the commentary by the author. Although I instinctively understand Emerson's meaning I do have a hard time reading his words. This book really caused me to think and wrestle with what was being said (plus I found myself needing dictionary.com with me at all times to look up words - great way to build vocabulary). I just ...more