Unitarianism And Universalism In T. S. Eliot's Poetry

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Poetry is not only a form of writing but it is also an art if used the correct way it can be used to mend hearts, lead army’s or to simply express ones feelings toward a subject and or person of choice. T.S Eliot took poetry to an entire new level from his many works and short stories T.S Eliot has be named one of the greatest of our time. Thomas Stearns Eliot (hence the T.S) born on September 26th, 1888 in St. Louis, Missouri. For most of his child hood to adolescent years he lived in St. Louis. As a young lad Mr. Eliot fished for crabs and became a very well rounded sailor. He contracted a double hernia which always had him in eye range of his mother and his five older sisters. His grandfather William Greenleaf Eliot was known as the protégé of the dean of American Unitarianism “Unitarian Universalism is a liberal religious tradition that was formed from the consolidation of two religions: Unitarianism and Universalism” (http://www.uua.org/beliefs/history). Eliot was attended to by his nurse Annie Dunne, they would attend many events and sometime a Catholic mass. Until the age of sixteen he attended Smith Academy in St. Louis upon his last year there he had the chance to visit the …show more content…
But one piece that still draws attention to his strong ability to be considered as a literary theorist, Christianity and Culture: The Idea of a Christian Society and Notes towards the Definition of Culture. Which is made up of two long essays and talks from a broadcast. All in all Eliot isn’t using this to attack anyone but making us aware and “to understand the society in which he lives, must be to the interest of every conscious thinking person” (CC, 6). He makes a point to validate how today culture is (still similar to that of his time) has far departed its self from Christianity. He wasn’t saying that our culture has entirely parted from the Christian remains but Liberalism has tainted

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