The Theology of John Donne (Paperback)
|Author: Jeffrey Johnson|
|John Donne is here treated as an original religious thinker. The evidence for his theology is drawn primarily from his extant sermons, beginning with an exploration of what is for Donne the fundamental belief for regulating Christian faith and practice, the doctrine of the Trinity. Johnson goes on to examine Donne's understanding of common prayer; the pre-eminence of sight and spectacle, in terms of religious self-fashioning and the iconoclastic controversy; the doctrine of repentance (in conjunction with Donne's own sense of clerical calling) and the doctrine of grace (including Donne's views regarding the controversy over the Lord's Supper).|
From the Publisher:
John Donne discussed as an original religious thinker, drawing on his extant sermons for evidence of his personal theology.