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Theology after reading : Christian imagination and the power of fiction

Author: Darren J N Middleton
Publisher: Waco, Tex. : Baylor University Press, ©2008.
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Explores how novelists, alongside certain post-War Christian theologians, appear to be challenging, inverting, reinterpreting, and sometimes even affirming, the basic questions and answers of more  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
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Middleton, Darren J.N., 1966-
Theology after reading.
Waco, Tex. : Baylor University Press, ©2008
(OCoLC)654298723
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Darren J N Middleton
ISBN: 9781602581586 1602581584
OCLC Number: 212376156
Description: x, 298 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: God : Graham Greene's The end of the affair --
Humanity : Toni Morrison's Sula --
Jesus : Nikos Kazantzakis's The last temptation of Christ --
Church : Earl Lovelace's The wine of astonishment --
Eschatology : Paul Thigpen's My visit to hell.
Responsibility: Darren J.N. Middleton.
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Here is a wonderfully fresh invitation from a gifted writer to explore the storied worlds of great literary theology. -Timothy K. Beal, Florence Harkness Professor of Religion, Case Western Reserve Read more...

 
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