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Through a glass darkly : essays in the religious imagination

Author: John C Hawley
Publisher: New York : Fordham University Press, 1996.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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These essays, interdisciplinary in their approach, demonstrate the variegation of the religious imagination from the broadest historical and denominational scope. By examining the works of philosophers and theologians, of poets, painters, and novelists - from Saint Mark to Jacques Derrida and from Erasmus, Loyola, and Milton to Rouault and to Andrew Greeley - the essayists seek to answer the question Jesus posed to
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: John C Hawley
ISBN: 0823216365 9780823216369 0823216373 9780823216376
OCLC Number: 34354682
Description: xix, 299 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: The Gospel of Mark as myth / Brenda Deen Schildgen --
An early Renaissance guide for the perplexed : Bernardino of Siena's De Inspirationibus / Franco Mormando, S.J. --
Between earth and heaven : Ignation imagination and the aesthetics of liberation / Paul G. Crowley, S.J. --
Erasmus, education, and folly / Christiaan Theodoor Lievestro --
Blind prophecy : Milton's figurative mode in Paradise lost and in some minor poems / William Franke --
A lesson in reading : George Eliot and the typological imagination / Jo Ellen Parker --
Rouault and the Catholic revival in France / Jane Kristof --
A life of allegory : type and pattern in historical narratives / Edward T. Oakes, S.J. --
A view from the far side / Andrew Greeley --
The tyranny of the secular imagination / Gavin D'Costa --
Religious polyphony in the novels of Nuruddin Farah / Norman R. Cary --
The social and political vision of Sri Aurobindo / K.D. Verma --
Feminist providence : Esther, Vashti, and the duty of disobedience in Nineteenth- century hermeneutics / Joyce Zonana --
The Buddhist imagination in Chinese fiction / Sheng-Tai Chang --
"Behind the curtain" : Derrida and the religious imagination / Terrence R. Wright.
Responsibility: edited by John C. Hawley.
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