Kiss the Earth When You Pray

The Father Zosima Poems: Forty-Two Meditations and a Prayer

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Robert Hudson
  • Berkeley, CA: 
    Apocryphile Press
    , August
     For other formats: Link to Publisher's Website.


This collection of poems explores the confounding, restless joy of encountering the Holy; Father Zosima speaks of the elemental Love that surrounds us and the mystery that is closer to us than the air we breathe.

About the Author(s)/Editor(s)/Translator(s): 

Robert Hudson studied literature and languages, eventually earning a master’s degree in comparative literature. He has been a teacher, a book-store clerk, a journal editor, a translator, a book designer, a proofreader, a small-press publisher, a writer, and he has certificates in bookbinding and hand printing. For the past thirty-two years, he has worked as an editor for Zondervan, a division of HarperCollins. He is a member of the West Michigan Thomas Merton Society and serves on the board of the Calvin College Center for Faith and Writing.



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