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Andrew Shanks

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  • Andrew Shanks is a now retired Church of England priest; for ten years Canon Theologian at Manchester Cathedral. He has published numerous works of philosophical theology; including for instance "What Is Truth?" Towards a Theological Poetics (2001), and most recently Sublime Virtue: "Sainthood", as Rendered Problematic by a Dozen Novelists (forthcoming 2024). Having first discovered the poetry of Nelly Sachs forty years ago, in a bookshop in Marburg, he has been steadily at work on his translations/imitations pretty much ever since.
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