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John Bunyan
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Wrote: Pilgrim's Progress
Born-Died: 1628-1688
Important Details: Puritan, lived in England, jailed for preaching

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J.R.R. Tolkien
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Wrote: The Lord of the Rings, The Hobbit
Born-Died: 1892-1973
Important Details: English writer and Professor, advocate of myth but hated allegory, close friends with C.S. Lewis

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C.S. Lewis
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Wrote: Perelandra, Chronicles of Narnia
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Important Details: Theologian and author, "Apostle to the Skeptics," Oxford Scholar

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George Herbert
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Born-Died:1593-1633
Important Details: wrote devotional poetry, was a country parish minister, first to think of poetry both as page and sound,

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George Herbert
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Wrote: The Temple ( a collection of poems including: The Sacrifice, Holy Scriptures 1&2, Thanksgiving, A True Hymne, the Altar, and Easter Wings)

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John Donne
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Born-Died: 1572-1631
Important Details: eloped with a 16yr old and lived in poverty afterwards, Catholic, converted by pressure to Anglicanism, never spiritually at peace and used sexual metaphors in his explanations of life and God

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John Donne
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Wrote: The Good-Morrow, Death Be Not Proud, Devotions Upon Emergent Occasions 1624 and Several Steps in my Sickness, Batter My Heart Three-Person'd God, and The Sun Rising

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John Milton
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Wrote: Paradise Lost & Paradise Regained
Born-Died: 1608-1674
Important Details: Puritan, Abolitionist, opposed the Monarchy and Church of England, has a monument in the Poet's Corner in Westminster Abbey

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Anne Bradstreet
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Born-Died: 1612-1672
Important Details: English Puritan, Educated far better than most women of her time, hated the New England wilderness, showed a struggle to not love this world (like family and house) more than God, themes: role of women in Puritan Society, morality, and examining the Puritan belief system

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Anne Bradstreet
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Wrote: The Author to Her Book, The Flesh and The Spirit, Verses Upon the Burning of Our House, In Reference to Her Children

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John Greenleaf Whittier
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Born: 1807
Important Details: Quaker, staunch abolitionist, "America's Finest Religious Poet"

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John Greenleaf Whittier
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Wrote: Divine Compassion, Lines From a Letter to a Young Clerical Friend, The Christian Slave, The Slave Ships, A Spiritual Manifestation