By Robert H. Ray
First released in 1995, this identify offers the reader with a compendium of invaluable info for any reader of George Herbert to have handy. It comprises key biographical details, situates the poetry in its ancient and cultural context, and, the place applicable, explains theological options and traditions that have an immediate concerning the verse. the purpose all through is to reinforce realizing and appreciation, with no being exhaustive.
A George Herbert spouse will be of such a lot use to normal readers and undergraduate scholars coming to this poetry for the 1st time, and may curiosity scholars of Anglican Caroline theology and hymnology.
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A George Herbert Companion (Routledge Revivals) by Robert H. Ray