Poetry and Prayer: The Power of the Word II by Francesca Bugliani Knox,John Took

By Francesca Bugliani Knox,John Took

Interdisciplinary and ecumenical in scope, Poetry and Prayer deals theoretical dialogue at the profound connection among poetic notion and prayer in addition to mirrored image at the paintings of person writers and the traditions during which they stand. a world variety of tested and new students in literary reviews and theology provide particular contributions to the overlooked examine of poetry relating to prayer. half I addresses the connection of prayer and poetry. elements II and III contemplate those and similar principles from the perspective in their implementation in various diversified authors and traditions, providing case reviews from, for instance, the Bible, Dante, Shakespeare and Herbert, in addition to twentieth-century poets corresponding to Thomas Merton, Denise Levertov, W.H. Auden and R.S. Thomas.

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