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The Book of Mirdad: The Strange Story of a Monastery which was Once Called The Ark

Authors: Naimy, Mikhail
Publisher: Watkins Media
BISAC/Subject: FIC026000, FIC042010, FIC039000
ISBN: 9781780283081, Related ISBNs: 1780283083, 1907486402, 9781780283081, 9781907486401
Classification: Fiction
Number of pages: 192,
Audience: General/trade
Synopsis: A classic of spiritual literature for fans of visionary, metaphysical, and mystical novels such as The Little Prince and The Alchemist

Mikhail Naimy, a contemporary of Kahlil Gibran, author of The Prophet, has woven legend, mysticism, philosophy and poetry into a powerful allegorical story that has touched the hearts of millions of readers.

This timeless allegorical tale presents the teachings of Mirdad, abbott of a monastery that stands where Noah's Ark came to rest after the Flood. 

In a series of dialogues with his disciples, Mirdad offers lessons on themes such as love, obedience, borrowing and lending, repentance, old age, and the cycle of life and death. 

Reissued for a new generation, this prophetic work calls on humankind to prepare for another deluge, greater than Noah's, when Heaven will be revealed on Earth. 

Includes a new foreword by Andrew Harvey, author of the bestselling A Journey in Ladakh and several other seminal works of spirituality.
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