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Henry Vaughan's Silex scintillans : scripture uses

Author: Philip West
Publisher: Oxford [u.a.] Oxford Univ. Press 2004
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : ReprView all editions and formats
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The poems of Henry Vaughan (1622-95), particularly Silex Scintillans, published during the Commonwealth period, are probably the most biblical in English. Philip West's study relates these great  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Philip West
ISBN: 0198187564 9780198187561
OCLC Number: 255719074
Notes: Literaturverz. S. [230] - 262
Description: XIII, 271 S 22 cm
Contents: Abbreviations and References ; 1. Introduction: Scripture Uses ; 2. Patriarchs and Pilgrims ; 3. Hezekiah and the Hand of Heaven ; 4. Holy Living, Hourly Living ; 5. True Lights and New Lights: Vaughan's 'White Sunday' and the False Prophets of the 1650s ; 6. Perfection Postponed ; Bibliography ; Index of Vaughan's Works ; Scripture Index ; General Index
Responsibility: Philip West
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