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Jane Austen and the war of ideas

Author: Marilyn Butler
Publisher: Oxford : Clarendon, 1987.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : ReissuedView all editions and formats

The author considers what would be construed as evidence that the Christian Creeds and Bible convey eternal truth, within the context of a more general discussion of the nature of such evidence.


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Named Person: Jane Austen
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Marilyn Butler
ISBN: 0198239688 9780198239680
OCLC Number: 183915354
Description: xlvi, 310 s.
Contents: Introduction; Part I: Meaning; Terminology, Presupposition; Analogy and metaphor; Genre; Part II: Evidence of a revelation; The need for revelation; The tests of content and miracle; Part III: The Christian revelation; The original revelation; Church; Creeds; Bible; Conclusion
Responsibility: Marilyn Butler.


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