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Dostoevsky : language, faith, and fiction

Author: Rowan Williams
Publisher: London : Continuum, 2009.
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The current rash of books hostile to religious faith will one day be an interesting subject for some sociological analysis. But to counter such work, is a book of the profoundest kind about the nature€and purpose of religious belief. Terrorism, child abuse, absent fathers and the fragmentation of the family, the secularisation and the sexualisation of culture, the future of liberal democracy, the clash of cultures  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Williams, Rowan, 1950-
Dostoevsky.
London : Continuum, 2009
(OCoLC)231585130
Named Person: Fyodor Dostoyevsky; Fyodor Dostoyevsky; Fyodor Dostoyevsky; Fyodor Dostoyevsky
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Rowan Williams
ISBN: 9781441175120 1441175121 1282875973 9781282875975
OCLC Number: 686772454
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2011. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xiii, 290 pages)
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Christ against the truth? --
Devils : being towards death --
The last word? : dialogue and recognition --
Exchanging crosses : responsibility for all --
Sacrilege and revelation : the broken image.
Responsibility: Rowan Williams.

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There is an unresolved tension in Dostoevsky's novels - a tension between believing and not believing in the existence of God. This book enables us to consider the nature of God in the 21st Century  Read more...

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