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John Donne: Selections from Divine Poems, Sermons, Devotions, and Prayers (Classics of Western Spirituality)

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The most in-depth and scholarly panorama of Western spirituality ever attempted In one series, the original writings of the universally acknowledged teachers of the Catholic, Protestant, Eastern Orthodox, Jewish, Islamic and Native American traditions have been critically selected, translated and introduced by internationally recognized scholars and spiritual leaders.

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Paperback, 309 pages
Published July 1st 1990 by Paulist Press
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John Donne is one of the most influential poets and churchmen in the history of Christendom. A member of the Anglican church around the reign of King James I, Donne’s poetry is as formidable as his theology. He draws on wit and emotion, classicism and theology. In short, his poetry is a brilliant representation of the Renaissance in England. In his theology, “In comparing the word of God to a compass, Donne seems to have in mind not only the notion of circumsription and measure, but also the ins ...more
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Much of the prose I found frankly boring, but I LOVED the poetry! Thus, three stars. Right in the middle.
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John Donne was an English poet, preacher and a major representative of the metaphysical poets of the period. His works are notable for their realistic and sensual style and include sonnets, love poetry, religious poems, Latin translations, epigrams, elegies, songs, satires and sermons. His poetry is noted for its vibrancy of language and inventiveness of metaphor, especially as compared to that of ...more
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