Poetry and Prose
Edited by Denise Inge
Thomas Traherne by Denise Inge
Book DescriptionDenise Inge introduces a selection from Thomas Traherne's writing in this, the third volume in this series on seventeenth century spiritual writers. This volume will contain some biographical detail and historical context, the story of the discovery of his work as well as a discussion of its literary and spiritual power. The main body of the anthology will cover both well known works such as a selection from the Centuries and also excerpts from newer discoveries, including a recent find from Lambeth Palace Library. Thomas Traherne 1636?-1674 was schooled at Brasenose College, Oxford, was ordainded and served in the village of Credenhill, Herefordshire.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780281054688
(216mm x 138mm x 11mm)
Imprint: SPCK Publishing
Publisher: SPCK Publishing
Publish Date: 18-Oct-2002
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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A lucid, persuasive reinterpretation and introduction for readers to the work of the 17th century metaphysical poet and theologian Thomas Traherne. Re-evaluates his work as a theologian whose main concern was to trace the dynamic between desire and satisfaction that he felt defined and structured the relationship between God and human beings.
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Author Biography - Denise Inge
Denise Inge, who has recently completed a PhD on the work of Thomas Traherne, has also contributed a chapter to Fraser Watts' Perspectives on Prayer (SPCK). She is also writing an academic book on Traherne for OUP. She lives in Ely.
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