Shakespeare and the Christian Reader: A Consideration of Shakespeare's Faith and Moral Vision As Communicated Through the Text of His Plays

Sims, James H.
January 2004
Search for Meaning: Critical Essays on Early Modern Literature;2004, p39
Literary Criticism
The article focuses on the Christian faith and moral vision of William Shakespeare as depicted in his plays. Shakespeare shared a faith and moral vision with that of a Christian reader. His comedies and tragedies embody some basic tenets of Christianity and faith such as grace, resurrection, the need for sacrificial death for the atonement of sins, and reconciliation.


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