Tag Archives: religious poetry

The Fields of Praise by Marilyn Nelson

The two halves of this book are sharply divided in subject matter. The first brings to life the poet’s experiences and those of her ancestors. The second focuses on religious exploration. Continue reading

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Starlight and Candleglow by Helen Lowrie Marshall

A book of Christmas poems full of traditional seasonal warmth has been given the cold shoulder by the people of Albertville. Continue reading

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Reflections of Love by Alice Joyce Davidson

This book of devotional poetry has caught the fancy of the people of Albertville. Continue reading

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The Priceless Gift

Though interest in this book is waning, it has been popular enough to keep on the shelves a bit longer before letting it go. Continue reading

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Christian Lyric Poetry by Gurley R. Bowen

Copyright 1975 Checked out 2 times in 16 years Last checked out 16 years ago This is a self-published  book of religious poetry by a man from nearby Bessemer. His intention seems, in part, to provide pastors with an additional … Continue reading

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Heir’s Song by Betsy Barber Bancroft

This book by an Alabama poet is worth keeping on the shelf. Continue reading

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Poems for a Good and Happy Life

A hodge-podge of poetry both excellent and poor gathered together in the name of various virtues, such as Courage, Love, and Wisdom. Continue reading

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