[Epub] ↠ The Temple Author George Herbert – Anguillais.us

The Temple George Herbert, A Priest At Salisbury Cathedral In Seventeenth Century England, Is Known As The Author Of The Most Famous Religious Poem In The English Language, The Temple This Collection Contains A Mild Modernization Of Herbert S Complete Poems.

[Epub] ↠ The Temple  Author George Herbert – Anguillais.us
  • Paperback
  • 212 pages
  • The Temple
  • George Herbert
  • English
  • 23 January 2019
  • 1557252599

    10 thoughts on “[Epub] ↠ The Temple Author George Herbert – Anguillais.us


  1. says:

    Do I read a lot of poetry I wouldn t say that I do Perhaps two or three books per year, usually And often those poetry books are poems for the very young So reading George Herbert, in many ways, was going outside of my comfort zone Yet, it was good for me to go outside my comfort zone in reading I assumed presumed that it would be an intimidating read at best a bit boring, at worst, incomprehensible But I really enjoyed reading this one.I enjoyed The Sacrifice which is a poem writt Do I read a lot of poetry I wouldn t say that I do Perhaps two or three books per year, usually And often those poetry books are poems for the very young So reading George Herbert, in many ways, was going outside of my comfort zone Yet, it was good for me to go outside my comfort zone in reading I assumed presumed that it would be an intimidating read at best a bit boring, at worst, incomprehensible But I really enjoyed reading this one.I enjoyed The Sacrifice which is a poem written from the point of view of Jesus Christ It has a refrain of Was ever grief like mine and it would be a timely read for Lent and Easter Another timely read would be Good Friday Though I think believers would profit from it year round The Call would probably be in my top three Here s how it opens Come, my way, my Truth, my Life Such a Way, as gives us breath...


  2. says:

    Read this in another edition But always fantastic Some glorious lines in here.


  3. says:

    George Herbert was my favorite poet in the Early British Literature class that I took, and so I was delighted when my book group to read him We read about thirty of his poems and I loved revisiting his works In particular, what I find striking is the nuances and challenges of fait...


  4. says:

    Full of well known works like Love III and Easter Wings which, together with cummings l a, is one of the only concrete poems I ve ever liked and other gems like the Dawning, this is one of the absolute masterpieces of Christian poetry It is a prolonged demonstration that word play and wit are not mutually exclusive with a devotional work For example, here s a stanza from Evensong But thou art...


  5. says:

    The first time reading any one of Herbert s poems, I confess I am lost I can t even tell you what the poem is about Reading a second time, I understand the general topic or theme, but no specifics The third time, I begin to see how the ideas in the poem fit the language he uses The poem becomesworshipful as I understand it and I start to delight after the fourth reading It takes that long I highly recommend George Herbert He influenced C S Lewis, T S Eliot, and many others Me t The first time reading any one of Herbert s poems, I confess I am lost I can t even tell you what the poem is about Reading a second time, I understand the general topic or theme, but no specifics The third time, I begin to see how the ideas in the poe...


  6. says:

    The book The Temple is structurally, poetically, religiously, and many other ways adverbally amazing The history of the book s printing, layout, etc., especially in regards to Herbert s pattern poems Easter Wings is fasci...


  7. says:

    Herbert offers the reader some of the best spiritual poetry ever written.


  8. says:

    Marvellous


  9. says:

    i keep a copy of this in my satchel.


  10. says:

    Ew Did not realize that modernized meant rewritten for the dull reader I m all for normalized spelling and punctuation, but this was gag inducing Am now in the market for a different edition.

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