ABOUT THIS BOOK
PUBLICATION DATE: June 30, 2017
Scottish Religious Poetry: From the sixth century to the present
Selected by Kenneth Steven
A thoughtful selection of the very best religious poetry that Scotland has ever produced.An earlier edition published in 2000, was a huge success, selling out very quickly. This eagerly awaited follow-up offers the very best from a diverse, often turbulent history and evokes an attractive and distinctive spirituality that is unique to ScotlandThe poetry spans 15 centuries and includes poets from every corner of Scotland. It reflects the rich range of language across regions and centuries and is a unique collection of the deepest religious thought of a nation.Selected and introduced by one of today’s greatest Scottish poets, he offers valuable insights and adds context and meaning.
Widely recognised as one of Scotland’s finest living poets, KENNETH STEVEN has devoted his life to a lyrical, poetic and spiritual evocation of Scotland. With numerous published volumes of his own, he is particularly well qualified to act as compiler of this comprehensive collection.