Heritage and Prophecy: Grundtvig and the English-Speaking World


THe publication of this book results from an interdisciplinary dialogue between scholars from Denmark, England and the United States of America, organized by the Cetre for Grundtvig Studies in Aarhus.
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THe publication of this book results from an interdisciplinary dialogue between scholars from Denmark, England and the United States of America, organized by the Cetre for Grundtvig Studies in Aarhus.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781853110856
  • Publisher: Canterbury Press Norwich
  • Publication date: 6/1/1994
  • Pages: 340

Table of Contents

Abbreviations and Frequently Quoted Books
Grundtvig and England. An Introduction 3
Grundtvig's Relationship to England 19
Grundtvig and Anglo-Saxon Poetry 33
"The First New-European Literature". N. F. S. Grundtvig's Reception of Anglo-Saxon Literature 45
Grundtvig, Dante, Milton, and the Problem of European Continuity 73
Grundtvig's Poetics 87
N. F. S. Grundtvig and S. T. Coleridge. The Hymnwriter and the Poet 103
Grundtvig and the English Hymn of the Romantic Period 115
The Importance of Baptism in Grundtvig's view of Christianity 133
Grundtvig's Hymns from an Anglican Point of View 153
Grundtvig's The Church's Retort - in a Modern Perspective 171
Reason and Religion. A Wesleyan Analogue to Grundtvig on Modernity and the Christian Tradition 191
Church Continuity and the Challenge of Modernity. Grundtvig, the Oxford Movement, and Rationalist Theology 215
N. F. S. Grundtvig's Position in Danish Nationalism 233
Denmark, Schleswig-Holstein and Grundtvig in the 19th Century 243
The School for Life. The Basic Ideas of Grundtvig's Educational Thinking 271
The Danish Folk High School 283
Grundtvig and the Third World. The Transfer of Grundtvig's Ideas to other Peoples and Cultures 299
List of Authors 323
Index 325
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