Monday, November 15, 2021

Poetry and prayer …

… She Walks in Beauty Like a Prayer | Christianity Today. (Hat tip, Dave Lull.)

The poets examined in this book reflect shifts in forms of religious devotion. Stokes argues that the theology of prayer reflected in this age and its poets parallels the growing importance of individual practices in religious life, when devotion became as much about doing as believing. Poetry, likewise, was increasingly becoming a personal practice, not merely an objective art.

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