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Saint Augustine’s “One Hundred and Eight Names for God”; “Resurrection Bird

FEBRUARY 2008: POETRY by Thom Satterlee One Hundred and Eight Names for God based on Hal M. Helms translation of The Confessions Some of them we've heard before-- Lord, Almighty, Omnipotent One. And others turn God into a pedant, even if that wasn't always a bad thing to be: Power That Weds My Mind with My Inmost Thought. But many, the best, are like a new birdcall: Beauty of All Things Beautiful, The One by Whom I Have Been Apprehended.…
Thom Satterlee
February 1, 2008