Religion and Literature: A Reader   -     Edited By: Robert Detweiler, David Jasper
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Religion and Literature: A Reader

Westminster John Knox Press / 2000 / Paperback

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(PUBWestminster/John Knox)When literary imagination encounters religious experience, the resulting fireworks can lead to world classics. In this anthology of 88 readings, you'll discover Ovid, Augustine, Milton, Luther, Blake, Kierkegaard, Dickinson, Kafka, Eliot, etc., as well as methods used in interpreting these texts. 296 pages, softcover.

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Format: Paperback
Number of Pages: 296
Vendor: Westminster John Knox Press
Publication Date: 2000
Dimensions: 9 X 6 (inches)
ISBN: 0664258468
ISBN-13: 9780664258467
Availability: In Stock

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Religious experience and reflection have always engendered poetry and literature, prompting the imagination and moving beyond speculative thought. In this anthology, the editors address the common origins and various stages in the development of religious expression and literature, as well as the various interpretive methods that have been used to explain these literary texts.

Author Bio

Johanna W. H. van Wijk-Bos is Dora Pierce Professor of Bible and Professor of Old Testament at Louisville Presbyterian Theological Seminary in Louisville, Kentucky. Her publications include Reformed and Feminist and Reimagining God, both published by WJK.

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    This is a great little reader. Leave it in the bathroom and snap up a page or two each time. No long articles or quotes. Interesting snippets from all genres of literature, usually from infamous writers or their writings. Not much interpretation at all. Just read and think. For the price, this is an incredibly inexpensive way to familiarize yourself with the written word throughout mankind's history.
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