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Author Blodgett, E. D.

Title Silence, the Word and the Sacred
Published Waterloo : Wilfrid Laurier University Press, 2006
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Description 1 online resource (241 pages)
Contents Table of Contents; Foreword; About the Authors; Introduction; Notes; I: Experience of the Sacred by Poets and Writers; II: The Sacred Word in Specific Settings; III: Conclusion; Index
Summary The result of a dialogue between poets and scholars on the meaning and making of the sacred, this book endeavours to determine how the sacred emerges in sacred script as well as in poetic discourse. It ranges through scholarship in areas as apparently disparate as postmodernism and Buddhism. The perspectives developed are various and without closure, locating the sacred in modes as diverse as patristic traditions, feminist retranslations of biblical texts, and oral and written versions of documents from the world's religions. The essays cohere in their preoccupation with the crucial role lang
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Subject Holy, The, in literature -- Congresses.
Language and languages -- Religious aspects -- Congresses.
Poetry -- History and criticism -- Congresses.
Silence -- Religious aspects -- Congresses.
Genre/Form Conference papers and proceedings.
Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Conference papers and proceedings.
Form Electronic book
Author Coward, Harold G.
ISBN 0889205248 (electronic bk.)
9780889205246 (electronic bk.)