New user? Register here:
Email Address:
Password:
Retype Password:
First Name:
Last Name:
Existing user? Login here:
 
 
Faith >

Haunted by the Cross

Mark Oakley continues his Lent series on poetry

IN THIS series on poetry and the cross, we jump ahead to the 19th century, where we find an extraordinary range of voices and beliefs — some poets full of faith, depicting Jesus as a Romantic hero, and some, influenced by the religious doubts that many were openly speaking of, wanting to reclaim something of the human in Jesus as a moral exemplar. Jesus now becomes more respected than adored in some poetic circles.

This is the period in which Tennyson would write that “There lives ...

If you have a valid subscription to Church Times, please log in to view this content. If you require a subscription, please click here.
Top feature

The word of God grew and multiplied

The word of God grew and multiplied

Huw Spanner looks at the array of versions of the Bible  Subscribe to read more

Top comment

Heeding the voices of the popular revolution

The C of E must dismount its middle-class bandwagon and reconnect with the dispossessed working class, says Philip North  Read More

Tue 6 Dec 16 @ 8:15
RT @edwardcmason.@c_of_e press release on the Church Commissioners winning 3 #IPEAwards including Climate Related Risk Management https://t.co/PSOWnOVSFF

Mon 5 Dec 16 @ 21:56
RT @BishGloucesterSyrian refugee girls are #notlost with access to education. Hope for Syria @MalalaFund. Thankyou Muzoon for courage https://t.co/1DdhXXVHmC