Beginning With the Word (Cultural Exegesis) (Cultural Exegesis Series)
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...
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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 (Ph.D., University of Connecticut) is Blanchard Professor of English at Wheaton College, Wheaton, IL. He is the author of many books and articles including Nature to Experience: The American Search for Cultural Authority; Emily Dickinson and the Art of Belief; The Culture of Interpretation: Christian Faith and the Postmodern World; Believing Again : doubt and faith in a secular age and The Promise of Hermeneutics (with Anthony Thiselton and Clarence Walhout). He has also edited several issues of Religion and Literature and books including Disciplining Hermeneutics: Interpretation in Christian Perspective. He is a 1999 Christianity Today Book Award Winner.
- 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.