Happiness and Holiness: Selected Writings of Thomas Traherne

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Happiness and Holiness: Selected Writings of Thomas Traherne

Happiness and Holiness Selected Writings of Thomas Traherne The th century writer Thomas Traherne is increasingly being recognised and studied as a theologian as well as a poet The discovery in announced by the author of this volume of five new prose

  • Title: Happiness and Holiness: Selected Writings of Thomas Traherne
  • Author: Thomas Traherne
  • ISBN: 9781853117893
  • Page: 227
  • Format: Paperback
  • 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 concernThe 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.

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    1. Ryan on said:

      This book is a great introduction to Thomas Traherne and his work. I went from knowing next to nothing about him to knowing a good deal not just about him, but about the state of the Church, theology, religion and politics in 17th century England, and wanting to study more history. Traherne's though is broad and far reaching, but oriented around a couple of key themes: praise of God in the the world, especially in nature and other people, and the living of the Christian life. His meditations on [...]

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