Ivan Granger's Reviews > Women in Praise of the Sacred: 43 Centuries of Spiritual Poetry by Women

Women in Praise of the Sacred by Jane Hirshfield
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Jun 02, 12

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This is the first anthology I got years ago that made me say, Wow! Includes Sappho, Rabia, Yeshe Tsogyel, Hildegard von Bingen, Mechthild of Magdeburg, Hadewijch of Antwerp, Lalla, Mirabai, Bibi Hayati, Marina Tsvetaeva. The best collection I’ve found of women’s voices in sacred poetry.
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