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When I was a child I read books : essays

Author: Marilynne Robinson
Publisher: New York : Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2012.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In this new collection of incisive essays, Robinson returns to the themes which have preoccupied her work: the role of faith in modern life, the inadequacy of fact, the contradictions inherent in human nature.
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Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Marilynne Robinson
ISBN: 9780374298784 0374298785
OCLC Number: 780978534
Description: p. cm.
Contents: Freedom of thought --
Imagination and community --
Austerity as ideology --
Open thy hand wide: Moses and the origins of American liberalism --
When I was a child --
The fate of ideas: Moses --
Wondrous love --
The human spirit and the good society --
Who was Oberlin? --
Cosmology.
Responsibility: Marilynne Robinson.

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In this new collection of incisive essays, Robinson returns to the themes which have preoccupied her work: the role of faith in modern life, the inadequacy of fact, the contradictions inherent in human nature.

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