qA trove of well-wrought, luminous, soul-bracing gifts.q -Thomas Lynch (on the 2010 edition) With selection chosen from a vast range of journals and magazines, The Best Spiritual Writing 2011 gathers the finest pieces of spiritual writing to appear in American publications during the past year. The collection offers an opportunity to read intimate and thought-provoking work, ranging from poetry to short fiction to memoir to essay, by some of the nation's most esteemed writers, including Rick Bass, Philip Yancey, Terry Teachout, Robert D. Kaplan, and many others. As Phyllis Tickle said of last year's edition, qthere is enough here to feed the hungry heart for years to come.qIn poetry, chiasmus refers to the statement of two words or ideas and then their restatement in reverse order. ... in elevated language) in lines 3 and 4 followed by boys and girls (male, female in demotic language) in lines 6 and 7. ... The second stanza gives another example of chiasmus. ... In mathematics (pure or applied), a strict definition would limit achiasmusa to the exact repetition of two symbols (a, anbsp;...
|Title||:||The Best Spiritual Writing 2011|
|Publisher||:||Penguin - 2010-11-30|