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The Power of Poetic Effort: George Herbert, George Whitefield and CS Lewis John Piper Artistic expression, commitment to truth and a love of beauty in the lives of three key Christians.
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  • ISBN 9781783591107
  • Author PIPER JOHN
  • Pub Date 01/05/2014
Publisher's Description Here are three influential Christians whose work exhibited a love for beauty and a commitment to truth. Whether discussing George Herbert's poetry, George Whitefield's preaching or C. S. Lewis's writing, the author leads us to rediscover the importance of vigorous creative effort in loving God and spreading the good news about Jesus. New facets of truth emerge as the author explores poetic eloquence and creative expression in their ministries and works. Contents Introduction: ‘Not with lofty speech or wisdom’: Does the Bible warrant poetic effort? 1.‘While I use, I am with thee’: The life and poetry of George Herbert 2.‘I will not be a velvet-mouthed preacher!’: The life and eloquence of George Whitefield C. S. Lewis - Romantic, rationalist, likener, evangelist: How Lewis’s paths to Christ shaped his life and ministry Conclusion
Publisher's Description Here are three influential Christians whose work exhibited a love for beauty and a commitment to truth. Whether discussing George Herbert's poetry, George Whitefield's preaching or C. S. Lewis's writing, the author leads us to rediscover the importance of vigorous creative effort in loving God and spreading the good news about Jesus. New facets of truth emerge as the author explores poetic eloquence and creative expression in their ministries and works. Contents Introduction: ‘Not with lofty speech or wisdom’: Does the Bible warrant poetic effort? 1.‘While I use, I am with thee’: The life and poetry of George Herbert 2.‘I will not be a velvet-mouthed preacher!’: The life and eloquence of George Whitefield C. S. Lewis - Romantic, rationalist, likener, evangelist: How Lewis’s paths to Christ shaped his life and ministry Conclusion
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