Six Sundays toward a Seventh: Spiritual Poems by Sydney Lea

Six Sundays toward a Seventh: Spiritual Poems by Sydney Lea

by Sydney Lea
     
 

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These poems--selected from the award-winning poet's output over four decades--more explicitly than any of his prior volumes address the centrality of Christian vision to his aims and aspirations. Lea looks unflinchingly at all that may challenge his faith: the cruelties of both natural and human worlds, the attractions of jolly, good-hearted secularism, the… See more details below

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These poems--selected from the award-winning poet's output over four decades--more explicitly than any of his prior volumes address the centrality of Christian vision to his aims and aspirations. Lea looks unflinchingly at all that may challenge his faith: the cruelties of both natural and human worlds, the attractions of jolly, good-hearted secularism, the distortions of doctrinaire religiosity, the seeming pointlessness of untimely deaths; but his faith in Christian redemption shines through even the bleakest of his poems.

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ISBN-13:
9781621891253
Publisher:
Wipf & Stock Publishers
Publication date:
01/01/2012
Series:
The Poiema Poetry Series , #1
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Sales rank:
1,215,162
File size:
0 MB

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