Love Poems from God: Twelve Sacred Voices from the East and West (Compass) Prime –

Sacred poetry from twelve mystics and saints, rendered brilliantly by Daniel Ladinsky, beloved interpreter of verses by the fourteenth century Persian poet Hafiz In this luminous collection, Daniel Ladinskybest known for his gifted and bestselling interpretations of the great Sufi poet Hafizbrings together the timeless work of twelve of the world s finest spiritual writers, six from the East and six from the West Once again Ladinsky reveals his talent for creating profound and playful renditions of classic poems for a modern audience Rumi s joyous, ecstatic love poems St Francis s loving observations of nature through the eyes of Catholicism Kabir s wild, freeing humor that synthesizes Hindu, Muslim, and Christian beliefs St Teresa s sensual verse and the mystical, healing words of Sufi poet Hafizthese along with inspiring works by Rabia, Meister Eckhart, St Thomas Aquinas, Mira, St Catherine of Siena, St Teresa of Avila, St John of the Cross, and Tukaram are all love poems by God, from writers considered to be conduits of the divine A spiritual treasure to cherish always

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