Three parables from Luke’s Gospel inspired Peter Steele to write these sonnets.
Peter was an Australian and a Jesuit, he taught English Literature at the University of Melbourne from 1966 until his death in 2012.
He was a Fellow of the Australian Academy of the Humanities and Visiting Professor at the University of Alberta, Georgetown University and Loyola University Chicago. He published eight collections of poetry. In 2012 he was appointed a Member of the Order of Australia, for his service to literature and higher education as a poet, author, scholar.