Garnering awards from , and the Conference on Christianity and Literature when first published in 1998, Roger Lundins has been widely recognized as one of the finest biographies of the great American poet Emily Dickinson. Paying special attention to her experience of faith, Lundin skillfully relates Dickinsons life -- as it can be charted through her poems and letters -- to nineteenth-century American political, social, religious, and intellectual history. This second edition of Lundins superb work includes a standard bibliography, expanded notes, and a more extensive discussion of Dickinsons poetry than the first edition contained. Besides examining Dickinsons singular life and work in greater depth, Lundin has also keyed all poem citations to the recently updated standard edition of Dickinsons poetry. Already outstanding, Lundins biography of Emily Dickinson is now even better than before., the volume begins with a look at early christology and covers the whole of the New Testament from the Gospels to Revelation.