One of the greatest poetic masterpieces now with revised and updated annotations from world-renowned Gibran expert, Professor Suheil Bushrui
Originally published in 1923, The Prophet continues to inspire millions worldwide with its timeless words of love and mystical longing. Writing with insight, hope, and a remarkable compassion for the human condition, Kahlil Gibran explores ideas of joy and sorrow, friendship, good and evil, pleasure, reason and passion, expressing humanity’s yearning for a Unity of Being, only achieved through love.
Introduced and annotated throughout by world expert Suheil Bushrui, this revised and updated edition is a truly enlightening experience for anyone seeking solace and wisdom in the chaotic modern age.
Suheil Badi Bushrui is recognised as a leading authority on Kahlil Gibran. In 1983 he was appointed by the President of Lebanon as a co-ordinator of the Presidential Committee commemorating the one-hundredth anniversary of Gibran’s birth. He is currently the Professor and Director of the George and Lisa Zakhem Kahlil Gibran Chair for Values and Peace at the University of Maryland. He is the editor and translator of a number of works of Kahlil Gibran, including The Essential Gibran, Kahlil Gibran: A Spiritual Treasury, Love Letters, and The Little Book of Love, and the co-author with Joe Jenkins of the definitive biography, Kahlil Gibran: Man and Poet.