Author(s): Rainer Rilke
The first translation of these prayer-poems by Rilke into English
Mark S. Burrows is a scholar of medieval Christianity with particular interests in mysticism and poetry. During the last quarter century he taught in several graduate schools of theology in the United States and Germany, and is widely acknowledged for his work in spirituality and the arts. The author of many scholarly works exploring Christianity from Late Antiquity to the dawn of modernity, he currently serves as poetry editor for the journal "Spiritus." This is his first volume of modern German translation. He lives in New Mexico and Germany.