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Religious Thought in the Greater American Poets

by Elmer James Bailey

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Published by Athena University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Elmer James Bailey,
  • Literary Criticism / Poetry

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    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages272
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11756093M
    ISBN 101414700474
    ISBN 109781414700472

    Only 10 of Emily Dickinson’s nearly 1, poems are known to have been published in her lifetime. Devoted to private pursuits, she sent hundreds of poems to friends and correspondents while apparently keeping the greater number to herself. She habitually worked in verse forms suggestive of hymns and ballads, with lines of three or four. Spanning four centuries and more than poets, American Religious Poems is a bountiful and moving gathering of voices that offers countless moments of inspiration, solace, meditation, and transcendence. The poems in this unprecedented volume are a lasting testimony to the American spirit and its unremitting quest for ultimate truth and meaning.

    Plato certainly thought that matters of the greatest importance hang in the balance, as is clear from the famous statement that “there is an old quarrel between philosophy and poetry” (Republic, b5–6). In his dialogues, both this quarrel and the related quarrel between philosophy and rhetoric amount to clashes between comprehensive. To Think of Time - To think of time - The Academy of American Poets is the largest membership-based nonprofit organization fostering an appreciation for contemporary poetry and supporting American poets. 3 To think the thought of Death, merged in the thought of materials! To think that the rivers will flow, and the snow fall, and fruits.

      The anthology contains works by more than poets, from the Colonial-era Bay Psalm Book (represented by Psalm 19) and the Puritan Thomas Dudley () to Korean-American .   The 50 most influential religious figures in American history are: Lee – founder of the Shakers (Update: Lee was actually born in Manchester, England.) Hutchinson – leader of Puritan women. Dulles – Jesuit priest and theologian. .


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Find more at This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work. Audio Books & Poetry Community Audio Computers, Religious thought in the greater American poets by Bailey, Elmer James. Publication date Topics Religion in literature, American poetry, Poets, American Publisher Boston, Pilgrim Press Collection cornell; americana Digitizing sponsor MSNPages: Get this from a library.

Religious thought in the greater American poets. [Elmer James Bailey; Carolyn Wells Houghton Whitman Collection (Library of Congress)]. Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Bailey, Elmer James.

Religious thought in the greater American poets. From Anne Bradstreet to the Beats, from Native American chant and Shaker hymnody to Walt Whitman and Emily Dickinson, religion and spirituality have always been central to American poetry. In this unique anthology, world-renowned scholar Harold Bloom weaves a No more profound and intimate expression of America’s spiritual life can be found than the work of its poets.4/5.

The weight and the flow of Americans creating poetry about religious subject will be missed by browsing through the collection. The book includes poetry by adherents of many religions, Puritan, Protestant, Catholic, Jewish, Buddhist, Moslem, Bah'ai, native American, and others/5(9).

Poetry is one of those largest and most precious growths, for it is the rhythmical expression of the world's meaning, in thoughts that breathe and words that burn. Poetry therefore must be native to America.

The argument would do credit to Henry Thomas Buckle, who attributes civilization wholly to environment. But it is not convincing. Immerse your kids in three centuries of American versethey'll feel the heartbeat and hear the voice of their great nation.

This choice anthology features sizable selections from 20 major poets, including Edward Taylor, Walt Whitman, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, Edgar Allan Poe, Emily Dickinson, e.e.

cummings, Robert Frost, W.H. Auden, and others.5/5(1). Emily Dickinson was born in Amherst, Massachusetts in and died there in A passionate student from a young age, Dickinson studied formally at Mount Holyoke Female Seminary as a young woman.

Her life was predominately restricted to the religious town in which she was born and : Lindsay Parnell. Most famous European poets throughout history have been Christian, so knowing that a poet was Christian tells us little on its own.

Some of the obvious answers, like Milton, William Blake, John Donne, and Gerard Manley Hopkins, have already been mentioned.

Others, like Dante, should not need mentioning. Poets & Writers Live is an initiative developed in response to interviews and discussions with writers from all over the country.

When we asked what Poets & Writers could do to support their writing practice, time and again writers expressed a desire for a more tangible connection to other writers. Ashbery's diarylike poems, collecting American life like flies on sticky paper, draw me to them, irritating me, inspiring me, never more perfectly than in this poem, which plays off a famous.

A List of Famous American Poets includes Poems and Biographical information of the most Famous American Poets. Read and Enjoy Poetry by American Poets. In a previous work, "The Great Poets and Their Theology," he found nine great poets to correspond with the nine Muses, and they were Homer, Vergil, Dante, Shakespeare, Milton, Goethe, Wordsworth, Browning, and Tennyson.

In writing on " American Poets and Their Theology," he would like also to find nine American poets to admire and to criticize. American writer Robert Bly is regarded as “one of the legends of contemporary poetry,” according to David Biespel, “the prototypical non-modernist the one who set in motion a poetics of intensity for generations to come.” The author of dozens of books of poetry and translation, Bly’s work is based in the natural world, the visionary, and the realm of the irrational.

In fact, these books are often very popular with white readers as they introduce a way of making Christ a part of everyday thought and behavior that is new to some. The addition of African American literature and themes throughout our culture has added so much to the rich tapestry that is America.

The Renaissance was a period beginning in the later 14th century and lasting until the 17th century. Far from a sudden lurch back towards scientific and artistic achievement, it was really a rediscovery of the human-centric philosophies and art of the ancient world, coupled with cultural forces driving Europe towards social and intellectual revolutions that celebrated the human body and.

Edward James (Ted) Hughes was born in Mytholmroyd, in the West Riding district of Yorkshire. - The Academy of American Poets is the largest membership-based nonprofit organization fostering an appreciation for contemporary poetry and supporting American poets. A cursory view of other religious poetry shows little that is not based upon the biblical poetry, but the spiritual assets of mankind have never been gathered together that we may see what they are.

This book is a step in that direction. American Libraries Canadian Libraries Universal Library Community Texts Project Gutenberg Biodiversity Heritage Library Children's Library.

Audio Books & Poetry Community Audio Computers, The great poets and their theology by Strong, Augustus Hopkins, Pages:. Poems on Various Subjects, Religious and Moral by Phillis Wheatley, Negro Servant to Mr. John Wheatley, of Boston, in New England (published 1 September ) is a collection of 39 poems written by Phillis Wheatley the first professional African-American woman poet in America and the first African-American woman whose writings were : Phillis Wheatley.HE IS!

– a powerful poem about God. When I say “I am a Christian ” – by Carol Wimmer. I am Thanking You right NOW.

The Powerful Reality by Ruth Calkin. They Say I’m Nothing, but I’m Something by Londeka Zondi. A Poem of Hope ”I feel the arms of God around me” Poems by Katy Kauffman: God You’ve Been Working.Christian poetry is any poetry that contains Christian teachings, themes, or references.

The influence of Christianity on poetry has been great in any area that Christianity has taken hold. Christian poems often directly reference the Bible, while others provide allegory.