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Donne, John

Identifier

007343

Type of Spiritual Experience

Background

 

John Donne uses the argument that every creature created is a reflection of 'something' and that something is what we call God.

In effect God is the sum of all creatures great and small

A description of the experience

 

John Donne – Eighty Sermons

There is not so poor a creature, but may be thy glass to see God in.

The greatest flat glass that can be made cannot present anything greater than it is.

If every gnat that flies were an Archangel, all that could but tell me that there is a God; and the poorest worm that creeps tells me that

The source of the experience

Donne, John

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Grief
Typhus

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