Chapter 8. Credo

  1. David Bevington

Published Online: 4 MAR 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444302738.ch8

Shakespeare's Ideas: More Things in Heaven and Earth

Shakespeare's Ideas: More Things in Heaven and Earth

How to Cite

Bevington, D. (2008) Credo, in Shakespeare's Ideas: More Things in Heaven and Earth, Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444302738.ch8

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 4 MAR 2009
  2. Published Print: 25 JUL 2008

Book Series:

  1. Blackwell Great Minds

Book Series Editors:

  1. Steven Nadler

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405167956

Online ISBN: 9781444302738

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Keywords:

  • author's speculation on Shakespeare's personal views;
  • generous, forgiving, and kindnesses;
  • Poetry matters;
  • ‘salvation’ – not an afterlife in heaven but spiritual wholeness;
  • self-knowledge for compassionate and sane survival;
  • skepticism and faith in providence;
  • wars - pragmatically self-serving motives;
  • women - more even-tempered, self-knowing, and patient;
  • men and women needing each other