Item description for Bible as Literature by Tom R. Henn, T. R. Henn & Glen Cavaliero...
Overview Dr. Henn looks critically at the epic, narrative, lyric, and dramatic qualities of the Bible. The Bible's immense variety, its capacity to speak to the heart and mind of the reader, its powerful readability, and above all, its sense of the eternal, are all brought into Henn's masterly work.
Publishers Description The Bible s immense variety, its capacity to speak to the heart and mind of the reader, its powerful readability, and above all its sense of the eternal are all brought together in T.R. Henn s masterly work. Using the King James (Authorised) Version, Dr Henn looks critically at the epic, narrative, lyric, and dramatic qualities of the Bible. Henn s classic work offers an important and illuminating reading. For the student of English literature, The Bible as Literature is a critical study of the first importance. The general reader will enjoy fresh illumination and delight; the student of religion will recognise wherein lies some of the unique power of the Bible; the Bible lover will be led into the paths where God and man find themselves in unique converse. Tom R. Henn (1901-1974) was a leading authority on Yeats and the Irish poets, and Reader in Anglo-Irish Literature at Cambridge University. He was President of St Catherine s College, Cambridge, and also a Fellow of Trumbull College at Yale University.
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