“On the Morning of Christ’s Nativity”


John Milton,
among the greatest Christian writers
of all time


If you have a few minutes and the willingness to tackle a relatively challenging literary text, here is an annotated edition of the poetic meditation “On the Morning of Christ’s Nativity,” by one of the greatest figures in the history of English literature, John Milton (d. 1674):




I have an English professor friend — a very serious thinker — who believes, in fact, that Milton is even greater than Shakespeare.



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