A Sacrifice of Praise: An Anthology of Christian Poetry in English from Caedmon to the Mid-Twentieth Century
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A Sacrifice of Praise: An Anthology of Christian Poetry in English from Caedmon to the Mid-Twentieth Century

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A Sacrifice of Praise is a one-volume collection of Christian poetry in
English compiled from a spectrum of poets who span twelve centuries. Beginning
with Caedmon (ca. 658-680), the poetry comes from the anicent, medieval,
Reformation, and modern periods from Anglican, Roman Catholic, Protestant, and
Orthodox poets, as well as mainline and evangelical traditions. Because...more
Paperback, Second Edition, 804 pages
Published February 1st 2006 by Cumberland House Publishing (first published October 1999)
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David Weller
May 07, 2012 David Weller rated it 5 of 5 stars
Recommends it for: Christians who read poetry in their devotions
Very easy to navigate and understand each of the most important Christian poets, through a short selection of each their poems.

In my "Christian Poetry" books owned / wished list at Worldcat.org: http://www.worldcat.org/title/sacrifi....
Roger
actually a college textbook of mine, for a "Religious Poetry" class. the instructor intended to find a book focusing on a variety of religious poetry around the world, but could only find a Christian anthology, go fig.

still, a good book for what it is. a thick book of poetry. not to be taken lightly, or dropped on toes.
Anna May
Read this for a Christianity in Poetry course. Loved it. It's full of just beautiful poetry, and history as well. worth the read.
not done with it quite yet, but I've read most of it and it's fantastic.
David
I don't often read poetry, but I like this large anthology and have reread favorites several times.
Nelleke Plouffe
If I had to choose five books to take with me on a deserted island, this would be one of them.
James
Excellent! I enjoyed the poetry and the history lesson that developed from my reading...
Steve Wilkins
reading for the second time, outstanding.
Jerry
Great collection of Christian Poetry and Hymnody
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