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The Dream of Gerontius

The Dream of Gerontius

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Experience the epic poem that has captivated readers for generations. "The Dream of Gerontius" by Cardinal John Henry Newman is a masterpiece of spirituality and literature, exploring the journey of the soul from mortality to the judgment seat of God. This classic work, first published in 1865, has been hailed as one of the most remarkable productions of its time, with comparisons to Dante's iconic works. The poem's profound themes and beautiful language have inspired countless readers, including prominent figures such as William Gladstone and General Gordon.

In this edition, Father Benedict Groeschel CFR provides a thoughtful preface that sheds light on the enduring relevance of "The Dream of Gerontius" in today's world. Additionally, the book includes a section on Sir Edward Elgar's renowned choral work, "The Dream of Gerontius", which was adapted from Newman's poem and has become a beloved classic in its own right. With its rich history and cultural significance, this book is a must-read for anyone interested in spirituality, literature, and music.

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