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Meetings with the Archangel A Comedy of the Spirit by Stephen Mitchell

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Published by Harper Perennial .
Written in English

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Number of Pages256
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Open LibraryOL7285107M
ISBN 100060932481
ISBN 109780060932480

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I loved reading Meetings with the Archangel – found it fascinating, deep, enormously ambitious, and profoundly funny. It is a wonderful book. — Elaine Pagels, author of The Gnostic Gospels. Insanely quirky, good-natured, unpretentious, and genuinely enlightening. — Kirkus Reviews. Meetings with the Archangel is a work of genius. If The Razor's Edge had starred Zero Mostel instead of Tyrone Power, this book might never have been written. And that would be a pity. Well-known translator Mitchell (The Book of Job, etc.) has given us a first novel in the form of an autobiography. And not just any autobiography, mind you, but a spiritual autobiography in the style of G.I. Gurdjieff's Meetings With Remarkable Men, mixing. A little book about the great Archangel Raphael, who is the Patron of Healing, of Happy Meetings, of Marriage, of Joy and of Travel. It gives the Scriptural background on St. Raphael, plus famous prayers to use in invoking the aid of this great Archangel, who identifies himself . book review. Meetings with the Archangel. By James Lough. Special to The Denver Post. MEETINGS WITH THE ARCHANGEL By Stephen Mitchell HarperCollins, $ Sept. 27 - Before writing "Meetings With the Archangel,'' Stephen Mitchell was known as a translator of poetry and sacred texts. His translations of Rilke's "Duino Elegies'' into English are probably the best that exist.

Get this from a library! Meetings with the archangel: a comedy of the spirit. [Stephen Mitchell] -- A Jewish practicer of Zen Buddhism embarks on a spiritual examination after an encounter with the Archangel Gabriel. He is the patron saint of the blind, happy meetings, nurses, physicians, medical workers, matchmakers, Christian marriage, Catholic studies, healing of bodily ills, and for finding one’s future spouse. Some Jewish scholars from the Middle Ages believed that Raphael was one of the three angels that appeared to Abraham in Mamre in the Book of. A Prayer to St. Michael the Archangel. Prayer of Repentance. Prayers for Franciscan Meetings. Prayer asking God for St. Francis' intercession. Prayer for imitating St. Francis. Meditations. Rule of Life for Franciscans who are Consecrated to Mary. Resolutions of a . Get this from a library! Meetings with the archangel. [Stephen Mitchell] -- A professor interested in angels is visited by Archangel Gabriel for a chat. As they discuss God, heaven and the angels, Gabriel explains that an understanding of God is beyond the grasp of the human.

Archangel Raphael. Archangel Raphael, whose name means ‘God heals’, is the archangel designated for physical and emotional healing. In Hebrew the word “rophe” means 'to heal’. Meetings with the Archangel: A Comedy of the Spirit Stephen Mitchell, Author HarperCollins Publishers $24 (p) ISBN More By and About This Author. Meetings with the Archangel: A Comedy of the Spirit by Stephen Mitchell 78 ratings, average rating, 12 reviews Author: Stephen Mitchell. The Book of Tobit is considered deuterocanonical by Catholics, Orthodox, and some Anglicans. [who?] In it, Raphael first appears disguised as the human travelling companion of Tobit's son, Tobiah (Greek: Τωβίας/Tobias), calling himself "Azarias the son of the great Ananias".During the course of the journey, the archangel's protective influence is shown in many ways including the binding Attributes: Archangel holding a bottle or flask; Archangel .