God in Concord: Ralph Waldo Emerson's Awakening to the Infinite by Richard G. Geldard, Hardcover | Barnes & Noble
God in Concord: Ralph Waldo Emerson's Awakening to the Infinite

God in Concord: Ralph Waldo Emerson's Awakening to the Infinite

by Richard G. Geldard
     
 

As we approach the bicentennial of Emerson's birth, God in Concord returns us to the power and purity of Emerson's vision. Geldard shows in the private journals the path Emerson took to his revolutionary position as America's seer. He gives us an Emerson who hears the moaning of the human heart and responds, taking us beyond romantic notions or sentimental

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As we approach the bicentennial of Emerson's birth, God in Concord returns us to the power and purity of Emerson's vision. Geldard shows in the private journals the path Emerson took to his revolutionary position as America's seer. He gives us an Emerson who hears the moaning of the human heart and responds, taking us beyond romantic notions or sentimental attachments.

Editorial Reviews

Mark Richard Barna
...[F]ocuses...almost exclusively on clearing up misconceptioins about Emerson's self-reliance theory....Geldard's God in Concord is a welcome study of this misunderstood area of Emerson's philosophy. —Parabola

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780943914893
Publisher:
Larson Publications NY
Publication date:
11/28/1998
Pages:
192
Product dimensions:
5.91(w) x 9.09(h) x 0.81(d)

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Jacob Needleman
With great conviction and a wonderfully sure vision, Geldard gives us the essential Emerson: Emerson, the spiritual philosopher. It will help us immensely to have this insightful book at our side.
— Author of Time and the Soul

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