Chapters into verse : poetry in English inspired by the Bible (Book, 1993) []
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Chapters into verse : poetry in English inspired by the Bible

Chapters into verse : poetry in English inspired by the Bible

Author: Robert Atwan; Laurance Wieder
Publisher: Oxford [England] ; New York : Oxford University Press, ©1993.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
For generations, poets have turned to the Bible for insight and inspiration. What did so many creative minds find in scripture? Is the Bible still a vital source of poetic inspirations? Chapters Into Verse is the first comprehensive collection ever made of poems written in English inspired by the Bible. A groundbreaking anthology, it introduces readers to a distinct heritage of English poetry: The scriptural  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Poetry
Christian poetry
Literary collections
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Robert Atwan; Laurance Wieder
ISBN: 0195069137 9780195069136 0195083059 9780195083057
OCLC Number: 26801371
Notes: Includes indexes.
Description: 2 volumes ; 22 cm
Contents: v. 1. Genesis to Malachi --
v. 2. Gospels to Revelation.
Responsibility: assembled and edited by Robert Atwan & Laurance Wieder.
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From John Milton to D. H. Lawrence, poets have found creative inspiration in the Bible. This unique two-volume collection encompasses work of a variety of tones, from devotional and meditative, to  Read more...


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Astonishing that no one has come up with the idea before! The result is a two-volume work that elucidates and sometimes contradicts the writings that form the basis of Judeo-Christian belief. To read Read more...

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