George MacDonald: Divine Carelessness and Fairytale Levity  -     By: Daniel Gabelman
Buy Item InStock62.44$62.44 Add To Cart


Add To Wishlist

George MacDonald: Divine Carelessness and Fairytale Levity

Baylor University Press / 2013 / Hardcover

$62.44 (CBD Price)
In Stock
CBD Stock No: WW587823

Flash Sale
* This product is available for shipment only to the USA.
* This product is not available for expedited shipping.

Product Information

Format: Hardcover
Number of Pages: 261
Vendor: Baylor University Press
Publication Date: 2013
Dimensions: 9.26 X 6.35 X 1.02 (inches)
ISBN: 1602587825
ISBN-13: 9781602587823
Series: Making of the Christian Imagination

Publisher's Description

The Scottish poet, author, and Christian minister George MacDonald is widely known as an inspiration for the works of C. S. Lewis, J. R. R. Tolkien, and Lewis Carroll, among others. Nineteenth century photographs of MacDonald present a forbidding visage, embodying Victorian-era solemnity. Yet behind the facade, as Daniel Gabelman writes, lived a whimsical and fantastical muse. Indeed, MacDonald imbued theological weight through childlike lightheartedness. Gabelman ably reveals in MacDonald's writings a bridge between playfulness and seriousness in the modern imagination. George MacDonald delivers a balanced reading of its subject that ultimately lends a new theological and literary weight to whimsy.

Product Reviews

Be the first to write a review!

Ask Christianbook

Back
×

Ask Christianbook

What would you like to know about this product? Please enter your name, your email and your question regarding the product in the fields below, and we'll answer you in the next 24-48 hours.

If you need immediate assistance regarding this product or any other, please call 1-800-CHRISTIAN to speak directly with a customer service representative.

Find Related Products

Author/Artist Review

Start A New Search