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Titel: God the Poet: Exploring the Origin and ...
Verlag: Weaver Book Company
Einband: Soft cover
Brand New, Unread Copy in Perfect Condition. A+ Customer Service! Summary: Jeffrey Jay Niehaus is both a poet and Old Testament scholar at Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary. A member of the Academy of American Poets, Niehaus received his Ph.D. in English Literature from Harvard University and is the author of Preludes: An Autobiography in Verse and Sonnets Subtropical and Existential. Niehaus, who joined Gordon-Conwell in 1982, has written a number of Old Testament scholarly works, including commentaries and a forthcoming biblical theology. Buchnummer des Verkäufers ABE_book_new_0989167127
In readable and nonscholarly fashion, Niehaus, who is both a theologian and poet, provides a theological and literary analysis of the epic poems of Dante (Divine Comedy), Milton (Paradise Lost), Cowper (The Task), and Wordsworth. Niehaus also presents the theological background of great poetry and shows how that background illuminates our understanding of important topics such as creation, sin, hell, the devil, beauty, truth, redemption, and God supremely manifested in Christ. "I hope and believe," writes the author, "that my observations (and the observations of others whom I endorse) on the work of poetic imagination as part of the imago Dei apply equally well to any sort of poetry (and for that matter any art)."
Über den Autor:
Jeffrey J. Niehaus is professor of Old Testament at Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary where he has taught since 1982. He is the author of numerous scholarly articles and books, including God at Sinai: Covenant and Theophany in the Bible and Ancient Near East, Ancient Near Eastern Themes in Biblical Theology, and commentaries on Amos and Obadiah. His articles have appeared in the Journal of Biblical Literature, Journal of the Evangelical Theological Society, Tyndale Bulletin, and Vetus Testamentum. In addition to being a biblical scholar, Niehaus is a poet who earned his Ph.D. in English literature from Harvard University, and he is the author of Preludes: An Autobiography in Verse and Sonnets Subtropical and Existential.
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