Who was George Herbert anyway?

George Herbert (1593-1633

George Herbert (1593-1633)

Living well is the best revenge. (George Herbert)

We’ve quoted him before and lately. But what do we really know about the 17th century poet whose work only came to light posthumously?

Timothy George aims to elucidate the man in an essay that arrived this week.

Should you get the itch to read him further, Wikiquote has a vast sample of his works. But his Complete English Works can be found here.

 

Author: Patrick

Pastor of Christ the King Church (PCA)

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