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  • Author: D. Bruce Hindmarsh

The Spirit of Early Evangelicalism

Wonder, love, and praise

T. S. Eliot admired the way seventeenth-century poets could bring diverse materials together into harmony, and for whom thought and feeling were combined in a unified sensibility. However, he famously described a kind of dissociated sensibility that set in at the end of the century with the advent of mechanical philosophy and materialist science.

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