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By Francesca Bugliani Knox,John Took

Interdisciplinary and ecumenical in scope, Poetry and Prayer bargains theoretical dialogue at the profound connection among poetic idea and prayer in addition to mirrored image at the paintings of person writers and the traditions during which they stand. a global diversity of proven and new students in literary stories and theology supply special contributions to the missed research of poetry when it comes to prayer. half I addresses the connection of prayer and poetry. components II and III reflect on those and comparable principles from the perspective in their implementation in quite a number various authors and traditions, providing case experiences from, for instance, the Bible, Dante, Shakespeare and Herbert, in addition to twentieth-century poets equivalent to Thomas Merton, Denise Levertov, W.H. Auden and R.S. Thomas.

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