GEORGE HERBERT - COUNTRY PARSON, RADICAL POET

Speaker(s): Ralph Wood
Date: Summer 2019
Length: 11hr39m
Product ID: RGDL4921S

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No English writer excels the country priest George Herbert (1593-1633) in poetry about the Christian life. As you read and digest his work, you will find yourself immersed not merely in an academic exercise, but in a profound spiritual undertaking. You will discern how radically Herbert probes our deepest concerns about suffering and vocation, belief and unbelief, as well as the prophetic and sacramental life of the church.

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Ralph C. Wood is University Professsor of Theology and Literature at Baylor University. There he has taught award-winning courses that are devoted to the relation of Christian faith to imaginitive literature. He is the author of The Comedy of Redemption: Christian Faith and Comic Vision in Four American Novelists., Contending for the Faith: The Church's Engagement with Culture, The Gospel According to Tolkien: Visions of the Kingdom in Middle-earth and Flannery O'Connor and the Christ-Haunted South.

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