The Way of Forgiveness : A Story about Letting Go
by Stephen Mitchell


Overview -

"A unique and special kind of masterpiece." --John Banville

In The Way of Forgiveness, the distinguished writer and translator Stephen Mitchell provides a stirring account of the power and wisdom of forgiveness.

Based on the biblical story of Joseph and his brothers--a beautiful, brilliant, arrogant young man is sold into slavery but eventually rises to become viceroy of Egypt--The Way of Forgiveness is a riveting expansion, lush with vivid characters and a captivating sense of place. What's new here is the lyrical, witty, vivid prose, informed by a wisdom that brings fresh insight to this foundational legend of betrayal and all-embracing forgiveness. Mitchell's retelling interweaves the narrative with brief meditations that, with their Zen surprises, expand and illuminate the main themes. The engrossing tale that he has created will capture the hearts and minds of modern readers and show them that this ancient story can still challenge, delight, and astonish.

  Read Full Product Description
 
PRE-ORDER NOW:
local_shippingFor Delivery
Preorder. This item will ship on September 15, 2020 (subject to change by publisher).
FREE Shipping for Club Members help
 
 
 
 
 

More About The Way of Forgiveness by Stephen Mitchell
 
 
 
Overview

"A unique and special kind of masterpiece." --John Banville

In The Way of Forgiveness, the distinguished writer and translator Stephen Mitchell provides a stirring account of the power and wisdom of forgiveness.

Based on the biblical story of Joseph and his brothers--a beautiful, brilliant, arrogant young man is sold into slavery but eventually rises to become viceroy of Egypt--The Way of Forgiveness is a riveting expansion, lush with vivid characters and a captivating sense of place. What's new here is the lyrical, witty, vivid prose, informed by a wisdom that brings fresh insight to this foundational legend of betrayal and all-embracing forgiveness. Mitchell's retelling interweaves the narrative with brief meditations that, with their Zen surprises, expand and illuminate the main themes. The engrossing tale that he has created will capture the hearts and minds of modern readers and show them that this ancient story can still challenge, delight, and astonish.


 
Details
  • ISBN-13: 9781250239891
  • ISBN-10: 1250239893
  • Publisher: St. Martin's Essentials
  • Publish Date: September 2020
  • Page Count: 288


Related Categories

Books > Self-Help > Spiritual
Books > Religion > Biblical Meditations - Old Testament
Books > Religion > Biblical Studies - Old Testament - General

 
BAM Customer Reviews