By Eleanor Nesbitt, Ruth Shelton
Making not anything occur is a talk among 5 poet-theologians who're commonly in the Christian culture - Nicola Slee, Ruth Shelton, Mark Pryce, Eleanor Nesbitt and Gavin D'Costa. jointly they shape The Diviners - a gaggle which has been assembly jointly for a couple of years for poetry, and theological and literary mirrored image. each one poet deals an illuminating mirrored image on how they comprehend the relation among poetry and religion, rooting their reflections of their personal writing, and illustrating dialogue with a variety in their personal poems. The poets open up concerns for deeper exploration and mirrored image, together with: the character of creativity and the excellence among divine and human construction; the artistic procedure as exploration, epiphany and revelation; the forging of id via writing; ways that the humanities replicate, problem and discussion with religion, and religion can tell and problem the humanities; energy and voice in poetry and religion; and ways that race, gender and tradition engage with and form poetic and theological discourse. This booklet should be of curiosity to poets and theologians, to all who learn poetry and have an interest within the connections among literature and religion, to these looking thought for preaching, liturgy and pastoral care, and to these devoted to the perform and nurturing of a contemplative perspective to lifestyles during which profound recognition and appreciate are provided to phrases and to the artistic notice at paintings.
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