Portraits in the Mauritshuis, 1430-1790

Author(s): Pieter Biesboer (Editor); Ben Broos


An Anthology of Writings from 1483 to 1999. Firmly I Believe and Truly celebrates the depth and breadth of the spiritual, literary, and intellectual heritage of the Post-Reformation English Roman Catholic tradition in an anthology of writings that span a five hundred year period between William Caxton and Cardinal Hume. Intended as a rich resource for all with an interest in Roman Catholicism, the writings have been carefully selected and edited by a team of scholars with historical, theological, and literary expertise. Each author is introduced to provide context for the included extracts and the chronological arrangement of the anthology makes the volume easy to use whilst creating a fascinating overview of the modern era in English Catholic thought. The extracts comprise a wide variety writing genres; sermons, prayers, poetry, diaries, novels, theology, apologetics, works of controversy, devotional literature, biographies, drama, and essays. Includes writings by: John Colet, John Fisher, Thomas More, Robert Southwell, Philip Howard, Edmund Campion, John Gother, John Dryden, Mary Barker, Alexander Pope, Richard Challoner, Alban Butler, John Milner, Elizabeth Inchbald, Nicholas Wiseman, Margaret Mary Hallahan, A. W. N. Pugin, John Henry Newman, Henry Edward Manning, Frederick William Faber, Bertrand Wilberforce, Gerard Manley Hopkins, Vincent McNabb, Hilaire Belloc, Maurice Baring, G. K. Chesterton, R. A. Knox, J. R. R. Tolkien, Caryll Houselander, EvelynWaugh, Graham Greene, John Bradburne, Cardinal Hume

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General Fields

  • : 9789040090004
  • : Waanders B. V., Uitgeverij
  • : January 2005
  • : 1.3 Centimeters X 23.4 Centimeters X 28.5 Centimeters
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Pieter Biesboer (Editor); Ben Broos
  • : Hardback
  • : English
  • : very good
  • : 374