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Beginning With the Word - Modern Literature and the Question of Belief (Cultural Exegesis Series)

Roger Lundin

Beginning With the Word - Modern Literature and the Question of Belief (Cultural Exegesis Series)

Roger Lundin

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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.

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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.
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Meet the Author

Roger Lundin

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.

Table Of Contents

  • contents
    introduction
    1. Beginning With The Word
    2. The Sense Of Language, The Fury Of Sound
    3. Picturing The Truth
    4. The Word On Its Way: The Son In The Far Country
    5. On The Trail Of Time
    6. "i Will Restore It All": Christ And The Fullness Of Time
    7. The Play Of Stories In Modern Literature
    8. Dwelling In Possibility
    9. A Good Man Is Hard To Find: Christ In The Eyes Of The Poet
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  • Catalogue Code 378076
  • Product Code 9780801027260
  • ISBN 0801027268
  • EAN 9780801027260
  • Pages 272
  • Department Academic
  • Category Theology
  • Sub-Category General
  • Publisher Baker Book House
  • Publication Date May 2014
  • Sales Rank #56222
  • Dimensions 228 x 152 x 18 mm
  • Weight 0.371kg

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