Saturday's Silence Hardback

R. S. Thomas and Paschal Reading

by Richard McLauchlan;

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Saturday's Silence

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R. S. Thomas is recognised globally as one of the major poets of the twentieth century. Such detailed attention as has been paid to the religious dimensions of his work has, however, largely limited itself to such matters as his obsession with the 'absent God', his appalled fascination with the mixed cruelty and wonder of a divinely created world, his interest in the world-view of the 'new physics', and his increasingly heterodox stance on spiritual matters. What has been largely neglected is his central indebtedness to key features of the 'classic' Christian tradition. This book concentrates on one powerful and compelling example of this, reading Thomas's great body of religious work in the light of the three days that form the centre of the Gospel narrative; the days which tell of the death, entombment and resurrection of Christ.

Saturday's Silence by Richard McLauchlan was published by University of Wales Press in November 2016. The ISBN for Saturday's Silence is 9781783169207.

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Details for Saturday's Silence

Author / Artist
Book FormatHardback
PublisherUniversity of Wales Press (November 2016)
Number of Pages240
Thickness20 mm
Height216 mm
Width138 mm
Product Code4457487
Page last updated 6th June 2018
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