* A sophisticated theological assessment of the nature of language and literature. Using selected works of poetry and fiction to focus his discussion, Lundin brings the history of Christian thought into dialogue with the literature of modern culture. Chapter titles include "The Picture of Truth" and "The Play of Stories in Modern Literature." 256 pages, softcover from Baker.
Format: Paperback Number of Pages: 256 Vendor: Baker Academic Publication Date: 2013 Dimensions: 9.00 X 6.00 (inches)
In this addition to the critically acclaimed Cultural Exegesis series, a nationally recognized scholar and award-winning author offers a sophisticated theological engagement with the nature of language and literature. Roger Lundin conducts a sustained theological dialogue with imaginative literature and with modern literary and cultural theory, utilizing works of poetry and fiction throughout to prompt the discussion and focus his reflections. The book is marked by a commitment to bring the history of Christian thought, modern theology in particular, into dialogue with literature and modern culture. It is theologically rigorous, widely interdisciplinary in scope, lucidly written, and ecumenical in tone and approach.
Roger Lundin (PhD, University of Connecticut) is Arthur F. Holmes Professor of Faith and Learning at Wheaton College in Wheaton, Illinois. He is the award-winning author of several books, including Believing Again: Doubt and Faith in a Secular Age, Emily Dickinson and the Art of Belief, and From Nature to Experience: The American Search for Cultural Authority, and editor of Invisible Conversations: Religion in the Literature of America.
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