WORDS of LIFE: A Christian resource of Art, Literature, Scripture, and Teaching
Words of Life
The following selection of literature  is written by Christians or by others who have unquestionably been shaped by Christian influence
(i.e. ideas, values, images, and narratives).

Short Stories:

The Manuscript & other stories by Michael E. Shaughnessy
The Rabbi Who Went to Heaven Every Friday Morning, a folk tale adapted by Don Schwager
God Sees the Truth, But Waits, by Leo Tolstoy (1828-1910)
A Child's Dream of a Star, by Charles Dickens



Anna's Heir by Jeanne Kun a new poem!
Lead, Kindly Light by Mark F. Whitters a new poem!
I See His Blood Upon the Rose and other poems by Joseph Mary Plunkett (1887-1916)
No Coward Soul & other poems by Emily Bronte (1818-1848)
The Deer's Cry and other Early Irish Religious Verse (5th-13th centuries) new!
Death, Be Not Proud & A Hymn to God the Father by John Donne (1571-1631)
A Word Made Flesh is Seldom by Emily Dickinson (1830-1886)
On His Blindness by John Milton (1608-1674)
Jerusalem by William Blake (1757-1827)
God's Grandeur & other poems by Gerard Manly Hopkins (1844-1889)
Trees & other poems by Joyce Kilmer (1888-1918)
Jonah's Song by Herman Melville (1819-1891)
For the Beauty of the Earth by Folliott S. Pierpont
Crossing the Bar by Alfred, Lord Tennyson (1809-1892)
This Is My Father's World by Dr. Maltbie D. Babcock
Another Year of Setting Suns by John W. Chadwick
I Will Go With My Father A-Plowing and other poems by Joseph Campbell (1879-1944)
There's a Wideness in God's Mercy by Frederick William Faber (1814-1863)


Simon Peter a one act play by Michael E. Shaughnessy
The Woman of the City a one act play by Michael E. Shaughnessy


A Sojourn in Lebanon by Mark F. Whitters
Life Resumes Normalcy by Mark F. Whitters


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