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'The poem ‘Colloquies’ by Australian poet Kevin Hart can be read as a literary elaboration of Rabbi Isaac the Blind's theory of divine white writing. ‘Colloquies’ finds white writing in the pages of God s three books—scripture, nature, and time—and depicts the difficulty of understanding and responding to this obscure mode of revelation. Hart appropriates a range of theological sources (including Augustine, Aquinas, Ignatius of Loyola, and G. M. Hopkins) and recasts these sources in light of Rabbi Isaac’s paradoxical theory in order to illuminate in poetry the perplexities of a life lived coram Deo.' (Publication abstract)

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    y separately published work icon Literature and Theology Grounding the Sacred in Literature and the Arts in Australia vol. 31 no. 2 June 2017 12218675 2017 periodical issue

    'The guest editors introduce the special issue, ‘Grounding the Sacred in Literature and the Arts in Australia’. Five of the articles in this issue originated from the conference: Grounding the Sacred in Literature and the Arts, held at Australian Catholic University, Sydney, 23–26 July 2015.'  (Editorial Introduction)

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