Authority, church, and society in George Herbert : return to the middle way
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Hodgkins constructs a portrait of English poet, George Herbert, through his works and personal life. Hodgkins emphasizes the role moderation played in Herbert's religious and political views.
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The exact middle way : Herbert, the Elizabethan settlement, and Calvinism -- The bounds of power : Stuart authority in crisis -- Power disabled : limited authority in Herbert's "Lent" -- "Showing holy" : Herbert and the power of the pulpit -- "Doctrine and life" : Herbert's Protestant priesthood -- Slowly to the flame : "The priesthood" and Herbert's hesitation -- The church legible : Herbert and the externals of worship -- "Betwixt this world and that of grace" : Herbert and the church in society.