Gifts and Graces : : Prayer, Poetry, and Polemic from Lancelot Andrewes to John Bunyan / / David Gay.

Prayer divided seventeenth-century England. Anglican Conformists such as Lancelot Andrewes and Jeremy Taylor upheld set forms of prayer in the Book of Common Prayer, a book designed to unite the nation in worship. Puritan Reformers and Dissenters such as John Milton and John Bunyan rejected the pray...

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Superior document:Title is part of eBook package: De Gruyter EBOOK PACKAGE COMPLETE 2021 English
Place / Publishing House:Toronto : : University of Toronto Press, , [2021]
Year of Publication:2021
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Physical Description:1 online resource (224 p.) :; 8 b&w illustrations
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Table of Contents:
  • Frontmatter
  • Contents
  • List of Illustrations
  • Abbreviations
  • Acknowledgments
  • Introduction
  • Chapter One. Lancelot Andrewes and George Herbert: The Word of Charity
  • Chapter Two. Jeremy Taylor and Henry Vaughan: The Stock of Nature and Art
  • Chapter Three. John Milton (1634–1650): The Spirit of Utterance
  • Chapter Four. John Milton (1650–1674): The Spirit of Prayer
  • Chapter Five. John Bunyan: The Nameless Terrible Instrument
  • Afterword
  • Notes
  • Bibliography
  • Index