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Christian poetry in America since 1940 : an anthology  Cover Image Book Book

Christian poetry in America since 1940 : an anthology / edited by Micah Mattix and Sally Thomas.

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  • ISBN: 9781640608122
  • ISBN: 1640608125
  • ISBN: 9781640607231
  • ISBN: 1640607234
  • Physical Description: 205 pages ; 23 cm
  • Publisher: Brewster, Massachusetts : Iron Pen/Paraclete Press, 2022.

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Formatted Contents Note:
Paul Mariani (1940). Quid pro quo ; The great wheel ; Mother of consolation ; Holy Saturday ; What happened then -- Diane Glancy (1941). Doot dah do ; Why I like God ; Holy ghost -- Jeanne Murray Walker (1944). Light ; Little blessing for my floater ; Staying power ; The sign ; In the beginning was the word ; The creation -- Marilyn Nelson (1946). Churchgoing ; Incomplete renunciation ; For the feast of Corpus Christi ; Miracle in the collection plate ; The temperance flue -- Robert B. Shaw (1947). Things we will never know ; Ash Wednesday, late afternoon ; A geode ; Dec. 23 ; Pilgrims -- Kathleen Norris (1947). Prayer to Eve ; Little girls in church ; The sky is full of blue, and full of the mind of God ; Ascension -- William Baer (1948). Snake ; Adam ; Theotokos ; Ethiopian -- Jay Parini (1948). At the ruined monastery in Amalfi ; The grammar of affection ; Blessings -- David Middleton (1949). Man with a hoe ; Louisiana passage: the whippoorwill ; The Sunday school lesson ; Self-examination: reflections in a mirror ; Epiphany in Lent ; Ordinations -- Dana Gioia (1950). The burning ladder ; Prayer ; The litany ; The angel with the broken wing ; Prophecy ; Prayer at winter solstice ; Seven deadly sins -- Maryann Corbett (1950). State fair fireworks, Labor day ; Holiday concert -- Timothy Murphy (1951-2018). Agapé ; Prayer for sobriety ; Hunter's grace ; Soul of the north ; Prayer for Pentecost ; Open the way -- Andrew Hudgins (1951). Raven days ; How shall we sing the Lord's song in a strange land? ; Praying drunk ; Christ as a gardener ; Beatitudes -- Mark Jarman (1952). Questions for Ecclesiastes ; Unholy sonnet I ; Unholy sonnet II ; Reminder ; Hymn -- Franz Wright (1953-2015). Year one ; One heart ; Baptism ; The hawk ; After absence -- Marly Youmans (1953). Transfiguration ; The starry fool -- Scott Cairns (1954). The more earnest prayer of Christ ; Possible answers to prayers ; Bad theology: a quiz ; Idiot Psalm 2 ; Idiot Psalm 4 ; Dawn at Saint Anna's skete -- Clare Rossini (1954). Fra Angelico's "annunciation" at San Marco ; Prayer of sorts -- A.M. Juster (1956). Japanese maple in January ; Three visitors -- Bruse Beasley (1958). After an adoration ; Consolation ; Doxology ; All saints -- Marjorie Maddox (1959). How spiritual are you? ; Ash Wednesday -- Angela Alaimo O'Donnell (1960). To be a pilgrim ; Flannery's manifesto -- Julia Spicher Kasdorf (1962). Dying with Amish uncles ; Mennonites ; A pass ; The knowledge of good and evil -- Christian Wiman (1966). After the diagnosis ; Lord is not a word ; Prayer ; The preacher addresses the seminarians ; Prologue ; All my friends are finding new beliefs ; Even bees know what zero is -- John Poch (1966). Prayer ; Ignored woodwork in old churches -- Jennifer Reeser (1968). Nature does not care ; O great spirit -- Tracy K. Smith (1972). Cathedral kitsch ; My God, it's full of stars ; The universe as primal scream ; Wade in the water ; The garden of Eden -- Tania Runyan (1972). The fruit of the spirit ; The angel over Patmos -- Brett Foster (1973-2015). The garbage eater ; At the city church of San Francisco -- James Matthew Wilson (1975). Passover ; Some will remember you -- Shane McCrae (1975). Lord of the hopeless also dear ; Still when I picture it the face of God is a white man's face -- Benjamin Myers (1975). The reverend on natural theology ; Field -- Mark Wagenaar (1979). Goat hour gospel (such salvage) ; Abel, almost asleep in the field -- Ryan Wilson (1982). Xenia ; In the harvest season ; Chelsea Wagenaar (1989). Advent ; Scale.
Summary, etc.:
"A compilation of important Christian poetry of the last eighty years"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject: Christian poetry, American.
American poetry > 20th century.
American poetry > 21st century.
American poetry.
Christian poetry, American.
Genre: Poetry.
Poetry.

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