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The works of Thomas Traherne

Thomas Traherne, Jan Ross (Editor)
"Thomas Traherne (1637-1674), a clergyman of the Church of England during the Restoration, was little known until the early twentieth century, when his poetry and Centuries of Meditations were discovered. There have been since only miscellaneous publications of his poetry and devotional writings fully edited and published, a gap which The Works of Thomas Traherne will remedy by bringing together Traherne's extant works, including his notebooks, in a definitive, printed edition for the first time." "Volume IV makes available a single manuscript book held at the Bodleian Library, Oxford, never before published, the Church's Year-Book, Meditations and Devotions from the Resurrection to All Saints' Day, a work of celebration for the establishment and subsequent expansion of the universal Church and for the re-established Church of England. Also included is the anonymous devotional book that served as the key to the initial identification of Traherne's manuscripts, A Serious and
Print Book, English, 2005-<2022>
D.S. Brewer, Cambridge, UK, 2005-<2022>
devotional literature
volumes <1-7> : illustrations ; 24 cm
9781843840374, 9781843841357, 9781843841364, 9781843841968, 9781843843276, 9781843843825, 9781843846185, 1843840375, 1843841355, 1843841363, 1843841967, 1843843277, 184384382X, 1843846187
V. 1. Inducements to retirednes ; A sober view of Dr Twisses, his considerations ; Seeds of eternity, or, The nature of the soul ; The kingdom of God
v. 2. Commentaries of heaven. Part I, Abhorrence to Alone
v. 3. Commentaries of heaven. Part II, Al-Sufficient to Bastard
v. 4. Church's year-book : meditations and devotions from the resurrection to All Saints' day ; A serious and pathetical contemplation of the mercies of God (meditations on the six days of creation)
v. 5. Centuries if meditations ; Select meditations ; Miscellaneous works from the Osborn manuscript
v. 6. Poems from the Dobell folio ; Poems of felicity ; The ceremonial law ; Poems from the early notebook
v. 7. Christian Ethicks: or, Divine Morality. Opening the Way to Blessedness, By the Rules of Vertue and Reason ; Roman Forgeries Or a True Account of False Records Discovering the impostures and Counterfeit Antiquities of the Church of Rome