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The Odes of Solomon by John Davidson The Odes of Solomon
MYSTICAL SONGS FROM THE TIME OF JESUS
by John Davidson
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Published in the UK 15 April 2004
200 pages, Paperback. 234×152 mm
ISBN: 1-904555-06-3
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An inspiring collection of early Christian devotional poems, as vibrant as the day they were written. Lost for nineteen hundred years, but rediscovered by Cambridge biblical scholar, Rendel Harris, in 1908, they are here interpreted for the general reader for the first time by John Davidson.

These intriguing, lyrical and often beautiful poems speak of the soul's experiences as it travels the universal mystic path of the Creative Word or Logos. Written within a generation of Jesus' lifetime, the Odes of Solomon provide precious indications of the true nature of the path he taught.

John Davidson has had a life-long interest in mysticism. Graduating in 1966 from Cambridge University with an honours degree in natural sciences, he took a post at the University's Department of Applied Mathematics and Theoretical Physics, where he worked for seventeen years. In 1984, he left the University to pursue independent interests and since then has written a number of books, including a series on science and mysticism and his ground-breaking work, The Gospel of Jesus - In Search of His Original Teachings first published in 1995.

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It looks wonderful and I can see that I shall enjoy reading it. The illustrations are especially good. Warmest Congratulations!
Professor S D Keynes

Woolf & the Raverats arrived today in fine condition. We are very pleased with it and look forward to reading the lovely type on fine paper.
Jim Bishop

It's a fascinating and, of course, unique book.
Peter Kettle

The publication of these letters in one volume brings into focus an unusually compassionate aspect of Virginia Woolf. Jacques Raverat's lucid, unsentimental letters to Woolf are dictated to his wife, the artist Gwen, as he is dying in France. Very moving, they are a compelling read.
(Henrietta Garnett, great niece of Virginia Woolf and author of Family Skeletons)
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