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Poets in the Christian Tradition

Dante Alighieri (1265? - 1321)
  Aonghus of the Divinity (16th Century)
  Elsa Barker (1869 - 1954)
William Blake (1757 - 1827)
Boethius (480? - 525)
  Anne Bradstreet (1612 - 1672)
  Emily Bronte (1818 - 1848)
Catherine of Siena (1347 - 1380)
Clare of Assisi (1193? - 1254)
  Richard Crashaw (1613 - 1649)
Emily Dickinson (1830 - 1886)
Dionysius the Areopagite (6th Century)
Francis of Assisi (1181 - 1226)
Dame Catherine Gascoigne (1600 - 1676)
Kahlil Gibran (1883 - 1931)
  Granum Sinapis (Anonymous) (14th Century)
Ann Griffiths (1776 - 1805)
Hadewijch (13th Century)
George Herbert (1593 - 1633)
Hildegard von Bingen (1098 - 1179)
Friedrich Holderlin (1770 - 1843)
Gerard Manley Hopkins (1844 - 1889)
  Isaac of Stella (1100 - 1169)
Rolf Jacobsen (1907 - 1994)
Jacopone da Todi (Jacopone Benedetti) (1230 - 1306)
John of the Cross (1542 - 1591)
Luis de Leon (1527 - 1591)
Ramon Llull (1232 - 1315)
Mechthild of Magdeburg (1207 - 1297)
Thomas Merton (1915 - 1968)
Czeslaw Milosz (1911 - 2004)
Gabriela Mistral (1889 - 1957)
Novalis (1772 - 1801)
John O'Donohue (1956 - 2008)
Alexander Pope (1688 - 1744)
  Marguerite Porete (1260? - 1310)
Angelus Silesius (1624 - 1677)
Vladimir Solovyov (1853 - 1900)
Edith Stein (1891 - 1942)
Symeon the New Theologian (949 - 1032)
Edmond Bordeaux Szekely (1905 - 1979)
Alfred Tennyson (1809 - 1892)
Teresa of Avila (1515 - 1582)
Theophan the Recluse (1815 - 1894)
Therese of Lisieux (1873 - 1897)
R. S. Thomas (1913 - 2000)
Francis Thompson (1859 - 1907)
J. R. R. Tolkien (1892 - 1973)
  Thomas Traherne (1636? - 1674)
Evelyn Underhill (1875 - 1941)
  Henry Vaughan (1621 - 1695)


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Related Links:

  Sacred Texts: Christian Texts
http://www.sacred-texts.com/chr/index.htm

Several versions of the Bible on line; Gnostic and Early Christian texts, like the Gospel of Thomas; several Renaissance and modern mystical writings.
  Christian Classics Ethereal Library
http://www.ccel.org/

A rich resource of Christian writings throughout the centuries, from the Bible to the early Church Fathers (and Mothers), and up through the present day. Worth exploring.
  Inner Explorations
http://www.innerexplorations.com

A highly recommended site with lots of material on Christian mysticism throughout history, Christianity and the Kundalini, Christianity and Jungian psychology, East-West dialogs. Several complete books online.
  Bible Gateway
http://www.biblegateway.com/

Over 100 versions of the Bible in many languages. Search for verses, places, names, compare translations...
  Christian Poets - Poet Seers
http://www.poetseers.org/spiritual_and_devotional_poets/christian/

Another good web site with selections of poetry and sayings by Christian mystics.
 

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