Wisdom and Wasteland

Wisdom and Wasteland

by Thomas K. Carroll
     
 

"Jeremy Taylor (1613-67), bishop of Down and Connor, celebrated Caroline theologian, preacher and pastor, was the subject of Selected Works edited by Dr. Carroll (for a series of Classics of Western Spirituality). This new book, concentrating on Taylor's preaching, contains an edition of eleven sermons which display the full range of his interests; this is prefaced by…  See more details below

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"Jeremy Taylor (1613-67), bishop of Down and Connor, celebrated Caroline theologian, preacher and pastor, was the subject of Selected Works edited by Dr. Carroll (for a series of Classics of Western Spirituality). This new book, concentrating on Taylor's preaching, contains an edition of eleven sermons which display the full range of his interests; this is prefaced by a substantial essay by Dr. Carroll on 'Biblical and poetic perception'. The book is divided into five main sections - 'The minister of the word', 'Mystical and ascetical', 'Biblical and liturgical', Moral and doctrinal' and, 'Preacher and panegyric'."--BOOK JACKET.

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Having previously produced a collection of works by Irish bishop, theologian, and preacher Taylor (1613-67), Carroll, himself an Irish priest, concentrates here on his preaching. In a substantial essay, he introduces 11 sermons that display the full range of Taylor's interests. The sections cover the minister of the word, mystical and ascetical, Biblical and liturgical, moral and doctrinal, and preacher and panegyric. Only proper names and Biblical passages are indexed. Distributed in the US by ISBS. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

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ISBN-13:
9781851825813
Publisher:
Four Courts Press
Publication date:
05/21/2001
Pages:
288
Product dimensions:
6.30(w) x 9.06(h) x (d)

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