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By Elizabeth S. Dodd

The seventeenth-century poet and divine Thomas Traherne reveals innocence in each level of lifestyles. He reveals it within the chaos on the origins of production in addition to within the blessed order of Eden. He reveals it within the actions of grace and the desire of glory, but additionally within the trials of distress or even within the abyss of the autumn. Boundless Innocence in Thomas Traherne’s Poetic Theology lines innocence via Traherne’s works because it transgresses the bounds of the estates of the soul. utilizing grammatical and literary different types it explores numerous facets of his poetic theology of innocence, uncovering the boundless wish that's embodied within the craving cry: ’Were all males clever and Innocent...’ convalescing and reinterpreting a key yet more and more overlooked topic in Traherne’s poetic theology, this publication addresses primary misconceptions of the which means of innocence in his paintings. via a contextual and theological process, it shows the unexplored richness, complexity and variety of this subject matter within the heritage of literature and theology.

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