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The Christian Tradition in English Literature

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This concise reference on Christian backgrounds in English literature is scholarly yet accessible. Created for students who may be unfamiliar with the Bible or church history, this guide introduces Christianity’s key concepts, themes, images, and characters as they relate to English literature up to the present day.
 
Features: • Wide chronological coverage of English literature, especially texts found in the Norton, Oxford, Blackwell and other standard anthologies • Short, punchy essays that engage with the texts, the critics, and literary and social issues • Background and survey articles • Glossaries of Bible themes, images and narratives • Annotated bibliography and questions for class discussion or personal reflection • Scholarly yet accessible, jargon-free approach – ideal for school and university students, book groups and general readers Created for readers who may be unfamiliar with the Bible, church history or theological development, it offers an understanding of Christianity’s key concepts, themes, images and characters as they relate to English literature up to the present day.
Contributor Paul Cavill , Heather Ward
Short Bio Paul Cavill
Paul Cavill is a lecturer in English and research fellow for the English Place-Name Society for School of English Studies at the University of Nottingham. He is also the author of Anglo-Saxon Christianity and Vikings. He resides in Leicester, England, with his wife and their two children.

Heather Ward
Heather Ward (PhD, University of Nottingham) is author of Giving Yourself Away (Grove Publications, 1988), The Gift of Self (Darton, Longman & Todd, 1990), and Streams in Dry Land (Eagle, 1993). She has taught English at the University of Nottingham, and Ockbrook and Rodney Schools. She lives in Nottingham, England.
UPC 025986861353
ISBN-13 9780310861355
Publish Date Aug 30, 2009
Publisher Zondervan
Price $6.99
Format eBook
Language English

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