A Soul-Enlarging Legacy: Devotional Poetry, Confessional Narrative, and Epic Vision in Post Reformation English Literature

Speaker(s): Maxine Hancock
Date: Feb. 21, 2008
Length: 1:19:11
Product ID: RGDL3805D

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This is a Christian Thought and Culture Lecture. The seventeenth century saw a great flowering of literature empowered by a vision of the grace of God extended in Christ Jesus our Lord. What cultural conditions and religious attitudes seem to contribute to this passionate outburst of creativity?

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Maxine Hancock is Professor Emerita of Interdisciplinary Studies and Spiritual Theology at Regent College. Among her books are several on family relationships, including Living on Less and Liking in More, Re-evaluating Your Commitments and Creative, Confident, Children, as well as a study on John Bunyan in A Key in the Window: Marginal Notes in Bunyan's Narratives. She received the Word Guild's Leslie K. Tarr Award in 1990 for her contribution to Christian writing in Canada, and the Leading Women's Award in Communications and Media in 2004 for her leadership in communicating the Christian faith in Canada.

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