Category Archives: Thompson (Francis)

O World Inapprehensible, We Clutch Thee

Poet Francis Thompson, desperately seeking for God, imagines that Jesus can be found as readily on the Thames as on the Sea of Galilee.

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Fleeing God (a.k.a. the Hound of Heaven)

Francis Thompson’s huanting “Hound of Heaven” captures the fears who of those who think of themselves as unworthy of love.

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