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Theological Element in George Herbert’s “The Temple” with the Special Reference to Atonement

Journal: International Journal of English, Literature and Social Science (Vol.5, No. 4)

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Page : 1075-1083

Keywords : Christological; doctrine; Evangelical; element; Herbert; poetry; religious; Soteriological; sanctification.;

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This research paper aims to investigate the soteriological and Christological elements in the religious poem, The Temple composed by George Herbert with the particular reference to the Biblical doctrine of Atonement, which is a theological principle belonging to both Christology as it demonstrates the work of Jesus Christ and Soteriology as t consequently salivation, It is possible to believe that the religious poetry of the poet is concerning several Christian doctrines and piety dealing with Anglican Theology. Herbert is a metaphysical poet-priest well known for pastoral sensitivity and sacramental verses, dealing with the principle of sanctification. The Temple is a collection of poems, and the poet won fame and name due to the cycle of poetry, which is a lyrical work, consisting of literary reflections on Christian faith, and doctrines, which is the sphere of Sacramental Theology. The poet focuses rustic elements work of Atonement and its objective and subjective factors in this poetic collection. The major theme in this review is the theological doctrine of the Passion and Sacrifice of Jesus Christ on the cross of the Calvary for the remission of the Human sins. Besides, the notion of Christ as the second Adam, the significance of the crown of thorn and religious, theological themes is utmost significant as they offer something of worth to the modern Evangelical Anglicans. The Doctrine of Sanctification demonstrates the evangelical priority of the cross and Christ centred doctrines.

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