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Happiness and Holiness: Selected Writings of Thomas Traherne - Denise Inge
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Paperback. New. Thomas Traherne was a 17th century spiritual writer. This is a selection of his poetry and prose chosen by Denise Inge. The volume also contains some biographical detail and historical context, as well as the story of the discovery of his work., RareBooksClub. Paperback. New. This item is printed on demand. Paperback. 512 pages. Dimensions: 9.7in. x 7.4in. x 1.0in.This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1911 edition. Excerpt: . . . the subject which he has treated. The book begins with an interesting sketch of the situation in France on the eve of the American Revolution, describes the first diplomatic relations of the two countries, ----presenting vividly the personalities of Deane, Franklin, Beaumarchais, Vergennes, and others concerned, --and analyzes the aid, both actual and moral, which the older country furnished the newer. This subject has until now been only partially covered. An Appreciation by the French Ambassador So important is the work that the French Ambassador at Washington, J. J. Jusserand, has prepared a special introduction for it. It is so full of interest, he writes, the facts are so clearly put before the reader and with such conspicuous honesty and impartiality, that I cannot doubt of its success. john Burroughs Compared to Other llriters on Nature Dallas Lore Sharp is an admirer of John Burroughs, and in his collection of essays just publishcd under the title The Face of the Fields he gives a most interesting estimate of the latters work: Others, he says, have written of nature with as much love and truth as has Mr. Burroughs, and each with his own peculiar charm: Audubon, with the spell of wild places and the thrill of fresh wonder; Traherne, with the etstasy of the religious mystic; Gilbert White, with the sweetness of the evening and the morning; Thoreau, with the heat of noonday; Ietferies, with just a touch of twilight shadowing all his pages. . . . Take Mr. Burroughss work as a whole, and it is beyond dispute the most complete, the most revealing of all our out-door literature. A Nature Writer in his own Defense Mr. Sharp also takes occasion humorously to. . . This item ships from La Vergne,TN., RareBooksClub, Canterbury Press Norwich. Paperback. New. Paperback. 320 pages. Dimensions: 9.1in. x 6.0in. x 1.0in.The recent discovery of two manuscripts by Thomas Traherne has sparked renewed interest in the seventeenth century writer and a reappraisal of his significance not only as a poet but as a theologian and philosopher engaged in the political and social realities of his day. Happiness and Holiness includes extracts from the newest manuscripts, from better known works and from fragments and notebooks all of Trahernes known works are represented, making this the most varied and complete collection of his writings available in a single volume. Here we see Traherne, who died at the age of 37, in all his creative genius as a visionary poet, political controversialist, contemplative, teacher, parson, amateur scientist, friend and benefactor. This volume offers for the first time an introduction to the full range of Trahernes work, and opens doors on the breadth and depth of Trahernes theology and its surprising resonance with our own times. Traherne is best known for his poetry of innocence, nature and joy, yet what we have known and loved best from his writings reveals only part of the picture. Happiness and Holiness allows a much richer and fuller understanding of Traherne to emerge. This item ships from multiple locations. Your book may arrive from Roseburg,OR, La Vergne,TN., Canterbury Press Norwich

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The recent discovery of two manuscripts by Thomas Traherne has sparked renewed interest in the seventeenth century writer and a reappraisal of his significance not only as a poet but as a theologian and philosopher engaged in the political and social realities of his day. Happiness and Holiness includes extracts from the newest manuscripts, from better known works and from fragments and notebooks - all of Traherne's known works are represented, making this the most varied and complete collection of his writings available in a single volume.Here we see Traherne, who died at the age of 37, in all his creative genius as a visionary poet, political controversialist, contemplative, teacher, parson, amateur scientist, friend and benefactor. This volume offers for the first time an introduction to the full range of Traherne's work, and opens doors on the breadth and depth of Traherne's theology and its surprising resonance with our own times.Traherne is best known for his poetry of innocence, nature and joy, yet what we have known and loved best from his writings reveals only part of the picture. Happiness and Holiness allows a much richer and fuller understanding of Traherne to emerge.'Traherne is poised to come into his own as a great classic of Christian thought and imagination, and this superb collection should make sure it happens sooner. Denise Inge gives the best available concise introduction to Traherne's life and work, and then offers a selection of his writing that decisively shows not only his extraordinary range as a spiritual writer, poet, philosopher, ethicist and celebrant of God and God's ways but above all the richness, liveliness and breadth of his theology. The sensitive and daring choice of extracts leads the reader into the depths of a life intensely engaged with God and with the glorious variety of creation. Again and again one is amazed at Traherne's striking relevance to the twenty-first century.' David F. Ford, Regius Professor of Divinity, University of Cambridge Happiness and Holiness: Thomas Traherne and His Writings Traherne, Thomas / Inge, Denise, Canterbury Press Norwich

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[ED: Taschenbuch], [PU: Canterbury Press Norwich], The recent discovery of two manuscripts by Thomas Traherne has sparked renewed interest in the seventeenth century writer and a reappraisal of his significance not only as a poet but as a theologian and philosopher engaged in the political and social realities of his day. Happiness and Holiness includes extracts from the newest manuscripts, from better known works and from fragments and notebooks - all of Traherne's known works are represented, making this the most varied and complete collection of his writings available in a single volume. Here we see Traherne, who died at the age of 37, in all his creative genius as a visionary poet, political controversialist, contemplative, teacher, parson, amateur scientist, friend and benefactor. This volume offers for the first time an introduction to the full range of Traherne's work, and opens doors on the breadth and depth of Traherne's theology and its surprising resonance with our own times. Traherne is best known for his poetry of innocence, nature and joy, yet what we have known and loved best from his writings reveals only part of the picture. Happiness and Holiness allows a much richer and fuller understanding of Traherne to emerge. 'Traherne is poised to come into his own as a great classic of Christian thought and imagination, and this superb collection should make sure it happens sooner. Denise Inge gives the best available concise introduction to Traherne's life and work, and then offers a selection of his writing that decisively shows not only his extraordinary range as a spiritual writer, poet, philosopher, ethicist and celebrant of God and God's ways but above all the richness, liveliness and breadth of his theology. The sensitive and daring choice of extracts leads the reader into the depths of a life intensely engaged with God and with the glorious variety of creation. Again and again one is amazed at Traherne's striking relevance to the twenty-first century.' David F. Ford, Regius Professor of Divinity, University of CambridgeVersandfertig in über 4 Wochen, [SC: 0.00]

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The 17th century writer Thomas Traherne is increasingly being recognised and studied as a theologian as well as a poet. The discovery, in 1997, announced by the author of this volume, of five new prose works and a poetic work has given huge impetus to the study of Traherne in literature and theology. This affordable, concise introduction to Traherne's life and work concerns Traherne primarily. The 17th century writer Thomas Traherne is increasingly being recognised and studied as a theologian as well as a poet. The discovery, in 1997, announced by the author of this volume, of five new prose works and a poetic work has given huge impetus to the study of Traherne in literature and theology. This affordable, concise introduction to Traherne's life and work concerns Traherne primarily as a theologian and places him in an historical and intellectual context he has thus far lacked. It demonstrates his distinctive contribution to Anglican theology. Consisting of a 10,000 word introductory essay and biography it is followed by extracts from Traherne's work under the following headings: Creatures and Powers, Holiness and Happiness, Sin and Salvation, Christian Liberty, Advice on Ministry, and Prayers. Books, Religion and Spirituality~~Christianity~~Christian Churches & Denominations, Happiness And Holiness~~Book~~9781853117893~~Denise Inge, , , , , , , , , ,

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Paperback, [PU: CANTERBURY PRESS NORWICH], The 17th century writer Thomas Traherne is recognised and studied as a theologian as well as a poet. This work is an introduction to his life and work. It concerns Traherne primarily as a theologian and places him in an historical and intellectual context. It demonstrates his distinctive contribution to Anglican theology., Christian Theology

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EAN (ISBN-13): 9781853117893
ISBN (ISBN-10): 1853117897
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Publishing year: 2010
Publisher: CANTERBURY PR NORWICH % MOR
322 Pages
Weight: 0,431 kg
Language: eng/Englisch

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