Shakespeare's Religious Language: A Dictionary
Religious issues and religious discourse were vastly important in the sixteenth and seventeenth century and religious language is key to an understanding of Shakespeare's plays and poems. This dictionary discusses just over 1000 words and names in Shakespeare's works that have some religious denotation or connotation. Its unique word-by-word approach allows equal consideration of the full religious nuance of each of these words, from 'abbess' to 'zeal'. It also gradually reveals the persistence, the variety, and the sophistication of Shakespeare's religious usage.
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DUST ( A ) A metonym referring to creation from earth , and to the inevitable
return to earth in death . Gen . 3 . 19 reads ' dust thou art , and unto dust shalt
thou return ' , and Gen . 2 . 7 , ' The Lord God formed man of the dust of the
EARTH ( A ) Genesis describes human creation from earth , clay as well as dust .
For this reason , earth can be associated with the vanity of human wishes and the
modesty of human origins . Donne humbly exults : ' That this clod of earth , this ...
EDMUNDSBURY , SAINT EARTH Often opposed rhetorically and conceptually to
the word ' heaven ' , as when Andrewes says of Dives ' ' forgetting God in heaven
, no marvel if he remembered not Lazarus on earth ' ( 2 : 92 ) ; Donne says ...