Theology

Theology

Books

The Blackwell Companion to the Bible in English Literature

Biblical material pervades the works of English literature. Bible stories have been retold, recast and reinterpreted. Biblical images have lent their resonance and biblical phrases their rhetorical power to works as various as George Herbert’s devotional poems, John Dryden’s acerbic political commentaries and T. S. Eliot’s verse dramas.

Books

John Woolman’s Path to the Peaceable Kingdom, by Geoffrey Plank

People tend to remember John Woolman as a heroic individual, both a reformer and a saint. Geoffrey Plank takes a broader view.