Shadow & Light: Literature and the Life of Faith

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The third edition of this classic anthology features updated poetry and essays and drops the drama section making the new volume both more relevant and more affordable-and a perfect book for readers seeking spiritual enrichment Now in its third edition Shadow Light continues to stand apart because of what it offers readers rich inspiring and challenging excerpts from great literature spanning centuries and cultures all exploring the texture of faith and spirituality Unlike comparable titles that draw on explicitly Christian works this important anthology mines spiritual moments in so-called religious and secular texts alike introducing readers to a broader spectrum of literature and inviting them to expand the capacity of their souls A perennial favorite among professors students and general readers seeking wisdom and illumination this revised edition of Shadow Light features several key changes Most substantially the editors have deleted the full-length plays responding to reader comm

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This in-depth anthology is widely used across the nation in various college and university classrooms. Professors of a broad range of courses, including Creative Writing, Intro to English, Literature and Faith, Composition, English Bible as Literature, World Literature and Culture and Faith, have selected this anthology as required course cirriculum.

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Darryl Tippens has been a scholar, instructor, and professor for over thirty years. He has served as provost of Pepperdine University since 2001 and has published articles on Shakespeare, Milton, and the Bible as literature. His most recent book is Pilgrim Heart: The Way of Jesus in Everyday Life (Leafwood, 2006).

Stephen Weathers is associate professor of English at Abilene Christian University, Abilene, Texas. He currently teaches a broad range of courses in American, British, and World literature. His creative writing has appeared in a number of literary journals including the Concho River Review, Image: A Journal of the Arts & Religion, and American Short Fiction.

Jeanne Murray Walker has written seven collections of poetry, including A Deed To the Light (University of Illinois Press, 2004) and New Tracks, Night Falling (Eerdmans, 2009). Her poems have appeared in many anthologies and journals, including Poetry, The Chicago Tribune, Christian Century, The American Poetry Review, The Georgia Review, Image, and Best American Poetry.

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