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The artist and the Trinity : Dorothy L. Sayers' theology of work

Author: Christine M Fletcher; Malcolm Brown
Publisher: Eugene, Ore. : Pickwick, ©2013.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Although this book is, in one sense, ""about"" Dorothy L. Sayers, it significance is theological rather than biographical. Since the mid-Twentieth Century, and the period when Anglican theology appeared to be shaping Britain's post-War reconstruction in many respects, it has generally been true that the church's commitment to social action remained whilst its grasp of the theological foundations for that action  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Named Person: Dorothy L Sayers; Dorothy L Sayers
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Christine M Fletcher; Malcolm Brown
ISBN: 0718842197 9780718842192
OCLC Number: 876000995
Description: 1 online resource (xx, 141 pages)
Contents: Front Cover; Title Page; Dedication and Copyright; Contents; Foreword; Acknowledgments; Introduction; 1. Sayers' Life and Work; 2. Imaginative Writing: Showing not Telling; 3. Sayers' Wartime Writing; Anglican Social Ethics; 4. The Artist and the Trinity; Sayers' Anthropology; 5. Good Work; Sayers' Ideal Worker, the Artist; MacIntyre's Concept of a Practice; Institutions and Managers; Conclusion: Good Work, Christian Vocation and Social Institutions; APPENDIX I. The Joint Letter on the Five Peace Points; APPENDIX II. Christ the Worker a Dogmatic Approach; Bibliography; Back Cover.
Responsibility: Christine M. Fletcher ; foreword by Malcolm Brown.

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An illuminating examination of writer and lay theologian Dorothy L. Sayers' Trinitarian understanding of human creativity, and how it offers a theologically authentic basis for a socially-committed  Read more...

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