Holy Living and Holy Dying: Volume I: Holy Living
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Holy Living and Holy Dying: Volume I: Holy Living

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ISBN-13:
9780198127055
Einband:
Buch
Erscheinungsdatum:
01.11.1996
Seiten:
424
Autor:
Stanwood
Gewicht:
703 g
Format:
222x148x33 mm
Serie:
I, Holy Living & Holy Dying
Sprache:
Englisch
Beschreibung:

"Holy Living" and "Holy Dying" are among the famous examples of Anglican spirituality. The present texts are based on the first editions of 1650 and 1651, collated with those editions published during Taylor's lifetime. They include textual variants, full commentary and textual introduction.
Part 1 General introduction: Taylor's life and works; the literary and devotional tradition of "Holy living"; Taylor's use of religious and classical literature; style; the reception of "Holy living" and "Holy dying". Part 2 Textual introduction: the text; the transmission of the text; the present edition; bibliographical description of editions collated. Part 3 "Holy living". Emendation of accidentals. Commentary. Bibliography. Index.
Jeremy Taylor's Holy Living and Holy Dying are two of the most famous prose works of 17th-century English literature and among the greatest examples of Anglican spirituality. These new editions are the first critically edited and fully annotated editions to appear since 1842. The text is based on the first editions of 1650 and 1651 and includes textual variants, a full commentary, a textual introduction, and a general introduction recounting Taylor's life and the intellectual background of his devotional classics.