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Four Last Things: George Herbert’s “Judgement”

An Advent Retreat with George HerbertDay Four: Thursday after the First Sunday of Advent In some ways the picture above would go better with yesterday’s poem, but Judgement follows on from Dooms-day, and in some respects are the same. The … Continue reading

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Four Last Things: Death

An Advent Retreat with George Herbert:Tuesday after the First Sunday of AdventDay Two In Medieval Catholic teaching, and subsequent Anglo-Catholic Anglicanism and pre-Vatican II Roman Catholicism, Advent was associated with the Four Last Things, namely Death, Judgement, Heaven, and Hell. … Continue reading

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