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Published by P.J. & A.E. Dobell in London .
Written in English


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Statementby Thomas Traherne (1636?-1674) ; printed from the author"s manuscript ; ed. by Bertram Dobell.
ContributionsDobell, Bertram, 1842-1914
The Physical Object
Pagination[18], 327 p. ;
Number of Pages327
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18025174M

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I picked this book up when I found a reference to it in the letters of C. S. Lewis ("For meditative and devotional reading (a little bit at a time, more like sucking a lozenge more than eating a slice of bread) I suggest the Imitation of Christ (astringent) and Traherne's Centuries of Meditations (joyous)"), and I wasn't disappointed/5. The Poetical Works of Thomas Traherne was published in and Centuries of Meditations in Other publications followed. Eventually the Centuries were to be described as "one of the finest prose-poems in our language" and passages from them were set Alma mater: Brasenose College, Oxford. Meditations (Medieval Greek: Τὰ εἰς ἑαυτόν, romanized: Ta eis heauton, literally "things to one's self") is a series of personal writings by Marcus Aurelius, Roman Emperor from to AD, recording his private notes to himself and ideas on Stoic philosophy.. Marcus Aurelius wrote the 12 books of the Meditations in Koine Greek as a source for his own guidance and eduevazquez.com: Marcus Aurelius. Centuries of Meditations - eBook () by Thomas Traherne. Search by title, catalog stock #, author, isbn, etc. Bible Sale- up to 80% offFormat: Ebook.

Centuries of Meditations was first published in after the manuscript was rediscovered in It is a collection of visionary poems divided into "centuries" with themes that encompass the Christian life and ministry, childhood, happiness, nature, and philosophy. Centuries of Meditations is a devotional manual from the English literary Thomas Traherne; undiscovered for over years, this manuscript was published in the early 20th century. During his lifetime Thomas Traherne was primarily famed for his verses, which gained a fair Brand: New Century Books. In many important ways, the reflections of Marcus Aurelius () crystallize the philosophical wisdom of the Greco-Roman world. This little book was written as a diary to himself while emperor fighting a war out on the boarder of the Roman Empire and today this book is known to us as The Meditations/5. God displays his power in the immensity, complexity, and beauty of his creation. Thomas Traherne, in his Centuries of Meditations, showcases his deep love for God's creative powers. The poetry in Centuries has a childlike humility in the face of God's glory. While living at a time where God's wrath and humanity's sin were the main topics of.

Aug 24,  · Centuries of Meditations by Thomas TRAHERNE ( - ) Genre(s): Christianity - Other Read by: Nicole Lee in English Chapters: - 00 - Introductio. Nov 07,  · This video is unavailable. Watch Queue Queue. Watch Queue Queue. How eerily appropriate that among that refuse was Traherne’s Centuries of Meditation, which included his observation that the “world is a mirror of infinite beauty, yet no man sees it.” Not until he chances upon it in a London book stall. Called “almost the most beautiful book in English” by C. S. Lewis, Centuries of Meditations was assembled and published for the first time by Bertram Dobell at the turn of the twentieth century. Dobell acquired the original manuscripts from a man who found them in a “barrow of books about to be trashed.” The text features reflections combining Traherne’s literary and theological.