Thomas Traherne: Introductory reading

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Much of Traherne’s most appealing writing is to be found in Centuries of Meditations, in his poetry, and in Thanksgivings. Selections from these and other works can be found in:

Allchin, A M (Donald) (ed), Landscapes of Glory: Daily Readings with Thomas Traherne, London, Darton, Longman and Todd 1989
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Bottrall, Margaret, The Way to Blessedness: Thomas Traherne’s Christian Ethicks, London, The Faith Press 1962
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Bradford, Alan, Selected Poems and Prose, London, Penguin Books 1991
ISBN 978-0140445435  Find out more

Buresh, David (ed), Waking Up in Heaven: A Contemporary Edition of Centuries of Meditation, Spencerville, MD, Hesed Press 2002
ISBN 978-0972160216  Find out more  |  Read notes

Davis, Dick (ed), Thomas Traherne: Selected Writings, Manchester, Fyfield Press, Carcanet Press 1980 (reissued)
ISBN 978-0856352314  Find out more

Dobell, Bertram (ed) and Anonymous (introduction), Thomas Traherne: Centuries of Meditations, Brook, Godalming, Shrine of Wisdom 2002
ISBN 978-0900664199  Find out more  |  Read notes

Inge, Denise, Thomas Traherne: Poetry and Prose, London, SPCK 2002
ISBN 978-0281054688  Find out more

Inge, Denise, Happiness and Holiness: Thomas Traherne and his Writings, Norwich, Canterbury Press 2008
ISBN 978-1853117893  Find out more

One of Tom Denny's inspirational Traherne windows situated in the Audley Chapel in Hereford Cathedral

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