God and mystery in words : experience through metaphor and drama (Book, 2008) [WorldCat.org]
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God and mystery in words : experience through metaphor and drama

Author: David Brown
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In this wide-ranging book that moves from Greek drama to modern poetry, David Brown explores the ways in which the poetry and drama of the past were rooted in religious questions. He posits that their creative potential needs to be rediscovered to bring present-day worship and experience of God alive.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: David Brown
ISBN: 9780199231836 0199231834
OCLC Number: 181422181
Description: 288 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: I. Experience through metaphor. Logos and mystery --
Metaphor and disclosure --
Hymns and psalms --
Verbal and visual images --
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II. Experience through drama. Drama and religion --
Enactment in music --
Performance, costume, staging.
Other Titles: God & mystery in words
Responsibility: David Brown.
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In this wide-ranging book that moves from Greek drama to modern poetry, from the meaning of the Logos to the history of vestments, David Brown explores the ways in which poetry and drama in the past  Read more...

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Brown's observations are frequently striking and often sharp. We lurch from the first gay kiss in the television soap opera Eastenders to the symbolism of different cuts of jeans...this book is Read more...

 
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