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Prayer and Poetry

Presentation of a Paper on Religion and Literary Theory

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Prayer and Poetry: Presentation of a Paper on Religion and Literary Theory

Rhodes scholar at Oxford University, Zohar Atkins, presents a paper on the unique roll of prayer and poetry in the Jewish tradition.
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Rita Forbes MD September 17, 2018

Zohar,

I appreciated the in-depth meaning you give to love, grace, and prayer, and I especially loved you sharing the Persian mystical poem by Rumi, Don't Go Back to Sleep. Best wishes while on your doctoral journey, and for much success! Reply

Rick Folker Kansas City, MO/USA January 9, 2012

Prayer and Poetry One of the more lucid and insightful presentations on prayer that I have ever heard. It reminded me so much of Abraham Heschel's approach to Awe & Wonder. Thank You Reply

Dianne Sweer Richmond, CA December 8, 2011

Zohar's Comments This is an intelligent, provocative and engaging presentation. I will need to listen several times to comprehend much but Zohar has a gift for communication in a joyous, sympathetic manner. Reply

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