This text draws together sacred literature from Egyptian, Judaic, Christian, Gnostic, and Islamic traditions. The author, who is on the faculty of the Institute for Culture and Creation Spirituality, believes that these poems, prayers, and texts reflect a Middle Eastern mystical cosmology of diversity, interiority, presence, and communion. Neil Douglas-Klotz's translations, commentary, and innovative "body prayers" reveal an earth-based spirituality that is rich in imagery and meaning. Those on the lookout for ancient texts with contemporary relevance will find this an edifying resource.