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The Prophet Kahlil Gibran S Masterpiece, The Prophet, Is One Of The Most Beloved Classics Of Our Time Published In , It Has Been Translated Into Than Twenty Languages, And The American Editions Alone Have Sold Than Nine Million Copies The Prophet Is A Collection Of Poetic Essays That Are Philosophical, Spiritual, And, Above All, Inspirational Gibran S Musings Are Divided Into Twenty Eight Chapters Covering Such Sprawling Topics As Love, Marriage, Children, Giving, Eating And Drinking, Work, Joy And Sorrow, Housing, Clothes, Buying And Selling, Crime And Punishment, Laws, Freedom, Reason And Passion, Pain, Self Knowledge, Teaching, Friendship, Talking, Time, Good And Evil, Prayer, Pleasure, Beauty, Religion, And Death

10 thoughts on “The Prophet

  1. Karey Karey says:

    Now that I m reading The Prophet again, words that I read twenty seven years ago still ring clearly in my mind as I read them again today It was a wonderful moment a few evenings ago to find myself reciting aloud and from memory passages that had struck me then and now to the very core Kahlil Gibran spent a couple of years revising The Prophet Since it is a short book,

  2. Ahmad Sharabiani Ahmad Sharabiani says:

    The Prophet, Kahlil Gibran The Prophet is a book of 26 prose poetry fables written in English by the Lebanese American poet and writer Kahlil Gibran It was originally published in 1923 by Alfred A Knopf It is Gibran s best known work The Prophet has been translated into over 100 different languages, making it one of the most translated books in history, and it has never bee

  3. Mansoor Mansoor says:

    The Prophet made me feel profoundly spiritual when I was nineteen It was a great way to experience spirituality and romance as a teenager, but as I got older, its lusty descriptions of the true meaning of love, marriage, and life just seem like pretty, but shallow, wordplay.Now, don t write to me and prove me wrong on this, because I like the idea very much I believe that Khali

  4. Lee Transue Lee Transue says:

    Despite your religious views, be they absent or strong, Gibran has given us a work of beauty that proves, to me at least, that faith is not necessary to be good and right.A favorite quote from the book Fill each other s cup but drink not from one cup.Give one another of your bread but eat not from the same loaf.Sing and dance together and be joyous, but let each one of you be alone,E

  5. Brina Brina says:

    Kahlil Gibran was one of the leading Maronite philosophers of the first half of the twentieth century Born in Lebanon in 1883, his poetry accompanied by artwork has been translated into over twenty languages I decided to read his opus The Prophet, which is awe inspiring poetry written in novella form A classic that often surfaces on goodreads classics groups, The Prophet is a worthy editi

  6. Megan Baxter Megan Baxter says:

    I don t know if I can write this review I really don t It makes me feel extremely vulnerable, to contemplate putting so much of my heart out on view for people on the internet to see I also don t know if I have the words.Reading this book was both devastating and awe inspiring I was moved beyond words, particularly when I started reading it, started to let the words wash over me, when I realiz

  7. Patrick Patrick says:

    Of course I remember almost nothing of this book, except that it was an arduous journey through the elementary and unspecific explanation of religious doctrine that tries to be open and liberal, but is actually very conservative and full of ideology that I feel is unrewarding mostly due to the difficulty in actual application If anyone reads this, although I see no reason why they would, listen to

  8. Dolors Dolors says:

    The richness of his poetic prose and its inherent musicality is what I take with me from Al Mustaf , Gibran s famous Prophet There is also a universal spirituality that doesn t succumb to the pressure of organized dogma that makes of this short fable a classic that might appeal to any reader regardless of his present, absent or muddled religious beliefs.The roundness of the last chapter reminds me of th

  9. Huda Yahya Huda Yahya says:

    I love you when you bow in your mosque, kneel in your temple, pray in your church For you and I are sons of one religion, and it is the spirit Say not, I have found the truth, but rather, I have found a truth Say not, I have found the path of the soul Say rather, I have met the soul walking upon my path For the soul walks upon all paths The soul walks not upon a line, neither does it grow like a reed The sou

  10. Michael Finocchiaro Michael Finocchiaro says:

    This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers To view it, click here The Prophet by Khalil Gibran is a short but invaluable book of philosophy and encouragement It is the story of The Prophet who gives his last lectures to the habitants of the seaside town of Orphalese before leaving in a boat to shores unknown It is filled with wisdom Despite the religious implication of the title, the philosophy here

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