Meditations of Ralph Waldo Emerson

Meditations of Ralph Waldo Emerson

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Into the Green Future

This pocket-sized book pairs 60 selections from Ralph Waldo Emerson’s writings with a relevant quote from a historical or contemporary writer and thinker.

The first in time and the first in importance of the influences upon the mind is that of nature.

As an “adventuring heretic”, Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803-1882) challenged comfortable assumptions about nature, scientific understanding and divine intelligence. The Sage of Concord’s writings continue to inspire and influence new generations of thinkers and readers as he bridges the wild places of the heart and intellect.

This portable sampler of 60 selections, from 30 years of Emerson’s writings, reveals the essence of Emerson’s spiritual vision. Complementing each passage is an inspirational quote from historical and contemporary luminaries as diverse as Margaret Fuller, the Dalai Lama, and Jack Kerouac.

Journey into the mind and heart of this great 19th century author, poet, and philosopher whose writings remain relevant and inspiring today.

Additional information

Weight 5.5 oz
Dimensions 4.5 × 7 in
Author:

Chris Highland

Format:

Paperback/Softback

Page Count:

184

Illustration Notes

Eight B&W photos

Series

Meditations

Publication Date

4/16/2004

Publisher

Wilderness Press

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