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By Jeffrey Jay Niehaus

the entire glory that had damaged on me
Surrounded me and observed me via and through
Although I had no concept easy methods to name
A energy that engulfed me totally
And grew to become my soul onto one other road.

—Book XVI, traces 700–704

Preludes is a soul’s trip from infancy to adulthood—from the Ohio Valley to south Florida, from grade institution to varsity in New England and commute in another country, and finally to a data of its maker. the writer is unabashedly and infrequently nearly naively Romantic, and the poem indicates either adoration of nature and the final word failure of such an obsession. The poem’s many passages are home windows onto previous landscapes, and during them comes an confirmation of lifestyles and the goodness of lifestyles. finally, the writer encounters and is reworked by way of an influence past himself.

Preludes is far greater than a traditional autobiography. The reader will locate right here in equivalent degree religious sensitivity, classical studying, and descriptive poetry of serious strength and precision, all within the provider of a compelling own narrative. The evocations of the Florida of his youth—a paradise now all yet lost—are fairly relocating. I enthusiastically suggest Preludes.”
—Sean McDonough, Professor of recent testomony, Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary

Jeffrey Jay Niehaus is Professor of outdated testomony at Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary in South Hamilton, Massachusetts. he's the writer of God at Sinai (1995) and Ancient close to jap subject matters in Biblical Theology (2008), in addition to commentaries and articles.

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