At a glance:
- Author: Bunyan Davie Napier
- First Published: 1967
- Genres: Poetry, Narrative poetry
- Subjects: Religion, Spiritual life or spirituality, Christianity, Death or dying, Bible, biblical imagery, or biblical symbolism, Existentialism, Jesus Christ, Afterlife, Mortality
Bunyan Davie Napier, a minister, theologian, and seminary professor, published Old Testament theological research between 1955 and1964 and the later Rockwell Lecture, On New Creation (1971). Napier’s first single-volume poem, Come Sweet Death, appeared in 1967, followed by two additional poems, Time of Burning (1970) and Word of God, Word of Earth (1976). These three poems compose The Best of Davie Napier.
Napier values myths, especially theologically refined mythical stories found in Genesis, for what he terms their...
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