Meditations of Ralph Waldo Emerson [NOOK Book]

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In this compact book, 60 selections from 30 years of Emersons writings reveal the essence of his spiritual vision. Like his friends John Muir and Henry David Thoreau, Emerson saw images of the divine in the natural world, and rather than seeking to conquer wilderness, sought inspiration from it. Complementing each passage is an inspirational quote from historical and comtemporary luminaries including Margaret Fuller, the Dalai Lama, and Jack Kerouac, and voices from Taoism, Judaism, Islam, Christianity, Buddhism,...
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Meditations of Ralph Waldo Emerson

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Overview

In this compact book, 60 selections from 30 years of Emersons writings reveal the essence of his spiritual vision. Like his friends John Muir and Henry David Thoreau, Emerson saw images of the divine in the natural world, and rather than seeking to conquer wilderness, sought inspiration from it. Complementing each passage is an inspirational quote from historical and comtemporary luminaries including Margaret Fuller, the Dalai Lama, and Jack Kerouac, and voices from Taoism, Judaism, Islam, Christianity, Buddhism, Hinduism, and Sufism.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780899976136
  • Publisher: Wilderness Press
  • Publication date: 1/1/2010
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 184
  • File size: 11 MB
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Table of Contents

Foreword
Introduction
1 I Will Be a Naturalist: Journals (1833)
2 The Noble Earth: Journals (1834)
3 Mellow Beauty: Journals (1834)
4 Natural Relations: Journals (1836)
5 Face to Face: Nature (1836)
6 To Go Into Solitude: Nature (1836)
7 On This Green Ball: Nature (1836)
8 Follow Your Streams: Nature (1836)
9 My Beautiful Mother: Nature (1836)
10 Worship: Nature (1836)
11 By Your Hands: Nature (1836)
12 The Secret of Nature: Journals (1837)
13 Humanity Thinking: The American Scholar (1837)
14 This Web of God: The American Scholar (1837)
15 From One Root: The American Scholar (1837)
16 Currents of Warm Life: The American Scholar (1837)
17 World Enough For Us: Journals (1838)
18 The Wild Apple Bloomed God: Journals (1838)
19 Into the Green Future: Journals (1838)
20 Breath of Life: An Address (1838)
21 Religion of Joy: An Address (1838)
22 My Garden is Nearer: Journals (1839)
23 I Can Hardly Believe It Exists: Journals (1840)
24 In the Presence of Nature: Journals (1840)
25 Where One Ray Should Fall: Self-Reliance (1841, first series of essays)
26 Wood-life: Self-Reliance (1841)
27 All Things Are Made Sacred: Self-Reliance (1841)
28 Roses Are Roses: Self-Relaince (1841)
29 No Other Footprints: Self-Reliance (1841)
30 To Beg a Cup of Water: Self-Reliance (1841)
31 Higher Prayer: Self-Reliance (1841)
32 My Giant: Self-Reliance (1841)
33 Path from the Heart: Journals (1841)
34 Lowly Listening: Spiritual Laws (1841)
35 The Passion: Love (1841)
36 Shelter: Friendship (1841)
37 We Are a Stream: The Over-Soul (1841)
38 Without a Bell: The Over-Soul (1841)
39 By the Same Fire: The Over-Soul (1841)
40 The Heart of All: The Over-Soul (1841)
41 Circle Within Circle: Circles (1841)
42 Immersed in Beauty: Art (1841)
43 Daily Bread: Journals (1843)
44 Waiting For a Poet: The Poet (1844, second series of essays)
45 Toys: The Poet (1844)
46 Gates of the Forest: Nature (1844)
47 To Nestle in Nature: Nature (1844)
48 The Most Ancient Religion: Nature (1844)
49 Beauty Breaks in Everywhere: Nature (1844)
50 The City of God: Nature (1844)
51 Proteus: Nature (1844)
52 The Young of the World: Nature (1844)
53 Encamped in Nature: Nature (1844)
54 Not Near Enough: Nature (1844)
55 Tickled Trout: Nature (1844)
56 A Present Sanity: Nature (1844)
57 Save the Present Moment: Journals (1848)
58 Sweeter Rivers Silent: Journals (1856)
59 Deep Green Leaves: Journals (1862)
60 I Am Still at Home: From the poem Walden
Afterword: From the poem Good-Bye
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