The Poets' Jesus: Representations at the End of a Millennium

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Poets have always been the medium through which a culture talks of, and to, its gods. Now, in this learned but lively commentary, Peggy Rosenthal shows us the astonishing range of poetic encounters with Jesus. With a special emphasis on twentieth-century poetry, Rosenthal draws from an unprecedented range of world poetry--from Africa, the Arab world, and the Far East to Latin America and the West--to give readers an understanding of how different times and different cultures have affected the way poets refigure Jesus and of ...

The Poets' Jesus: Representations at the End of a Millennium 2001, Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN-13: 9780195151640

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