Monthly Archives: May 2012

George Herbert’s ‘Utmost Art’

  The Dedication Lord, my first fruits present themselves to thee; Yet not mine neither: for from thee they came, And must return. Accept of them and me, And make us strive, who shall sing best thy name. Turn their … Continue reading

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George Herbert and the Dilemma of a Dual Audience (Part Two of a series on Anglican Poets and Writers)

As an Anglican poet, Herbert sensed very real tensions about the nature and function of his art as he searches for an ideal art to offer both God and a community of human readers. Like Sidney and Daniels, he wrestles … Continue reading

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