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Description - Triptych by Gilbert Luis R Centina III

Triptych and Collected Poems represents over thirty years of Gilbert Luis R. Centina III's poetic works, which critics have described as "modern poetry at its best," "lyrical" and "eloquent." It cements his reputation as a religious poet who "honors the [Catholic] church's fortitude, individual spirit and conviction, belief and the voyage thereof." Written in four different continents (Asia, Europe and the two Americas), it echoes his own personal quest for that Beauty ever ancient, ever new, as described by Saint Augustine, the spiritual founder of his religious order. That pursuit is by no means without its struggles, which is not a revelation in itself, considering that it is, after all, a part of the human experience, with all its foibles, disappointments and triumphs. But it is a search rooted in the firm belief that when all is said and done, our heart is restless until it finally rests in the bosom of our Creator.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781491082553
ISBN-10: 1491082550
Format: Paperback
(229mm x 152mm x 12mm)
Imprint: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
Publish Date: 9-Aug-2013

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Author Biography - Gilbert Luis R Centina III

Gilbert Luis R. Centina III is a prize-winning Asian American Catholic author. He has written six poetry collections, two novels and a literary criticism. He holds an M.A. in comparative literature and a licentiate in sacred theology. He has worked as a professorial lecturer, editor and newspaper columnist and as a missionary in Peru. From the Asian Catholic Publishers and the Archdiocese of Manila under Jaime Cardinal Sin, he received the Catholic Authors Award in 1996. A well-traveled writer, he has visited many places in Europe and in Asia, including Tibet. As an Augustinian friar, he has worked and lived in North and South America as well as in Spain.

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