‘Faith and Religion’

Meg Bateman, James McGonigal

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The chapter gives an overview of religious expression and comment in Scottish poetry in Gaelic, Scots, English and Latin from the earliest sources to the present. It gives the social, historical and intellectual context of the poems and traces such themes as cosmic piety, contempt for the world, the place of women, social justice, and modern environmental concerns.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationThe International Companion to Scottish Poetry
EditorsCarla Sassi
Place of PublicationGlasgow
PublisherScottish Literature International
Number of pages11
ISBN (Print)978-1-90-908980-15-1
Publication statusPublished - 2015

Publication series

NameInternational Companions to Scottish Literature
PublisherScottish Literature International


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