Here is a poem for each day of the year, complemented by concise, pertinent devotions to help you reflect on important themes and to introduce you to the authors and their experiences of God. Each reading also features a Scripture passage that helps to illuminate the poem. The book includes a helpful index to authors and their works and constitutes a powerful legacy of faith from believers of previous eras. Featured poets include John Donne, Emily Dickinson, Christina Rossetti, George Herbert, John Greenleaf Whittier, Robert Herrick and Bernard of Clairvaux.
Philip Comfort has a doctorate in literary interpretation. For the last 25 years he has been a senior editor at Tyndale House Publishers, and has written two novels, three collections of poetry, and over 15 volumes in the areas of New Testament studies, English Bible translations, and ancient Greek manuscripts. He and his wife Georgia live in South Carolina. Daniel Partner is a veteran Christian writer and editor, living on the southern Oregon coast. His most recent book is 365 Daily Devotions From Favorite Hymns, released by Barbour Publishing in January, 2008.