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Religion and literature : a reader

Author: Robert Detweiler; David Jasper; S Brent Plate; Heidi L Nordberg
Publisher: Louisville, Ky. : Westminster John Knox Press, ©2000.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
Religion and Literature contains selections from more than seventy sources, ranging from the ancient classics, the Bible, Western masterpieces, and contemporary literature, including Augustine of Hippo, Samuel Beckett, William Blake, Jacques Derrida, Emily Dickinson, T. S. Eliot, Northrop Frye, Franz Kafka, Søren Kierkegaard, Martin Luther, Thomas Merton, John Milton, Flannery O'Connor, Ovid, Paul Ricoeur, Isaac  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robert Detweiler; David Jasper; S Brent Plate; Heidi L Nordberg
ISBN: 0664258468 9780664258467
OCLC Number: 42475589
Description: xvi, 191 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: The lyrical ballads / William Wordsworth --
The life of Jesus critically examined / David Friedrich Strauss --
The study of poetry / Matthew Arnold --
The point of view for my work as an author / Søren Kierkegaard --
Religion and literature / T.S. Eliot --
Theology of culture / Paul Tillich --
The wild prayer of longing / Nathan A. Scott, Jr. --
The great code: the Bible and literature / Northrop Frye --
The book of Genesis --
The gospel of John --
Popol Vuh --
The woman who fell from the sky --
Metamorphoses / Ovid --
Extracts from Adam's diary / Mark Twain --
Ode / Joseph Addison --
The man who died / D.H. Lawrence --
The presence of the word / Walter Ong --
Psalm 130, Ezekiel 3, Revelation 10 --
The city of God / Augustine of Hippo --
Scivias / Hildegard of Bingen --
The interior castle / Teresa of Avila --
Table talk / Martin Luther --
Fear and trembling / Søren Kierkegaard --
The gift of death / Jacques Derrida --
Jachid and Jechidah / Isaac Bashevis Singer --
The Bible and the imagination / Paul Ricoeur --
Matthew 26:17-29; Luke 22:7-23 --
The Bacchae of Euripides: a communion rite / Wole Soyinka --
Jewish and Christian prayers --
Prasna Upanishad --
Revelations of divine love / Julian of Norwich --
The seven storey mountain / Thomas Merton --
Batter my heart, three-personed God / John Donne --
Love / George Herbert --
Moby Dick: or the whale / Herman Melville --
A month of Sundays / John Updike --
The book of Job / J.B. / Archibald MacLeish --
Grace abounding to the chief of sinners / John Bunyan --
The book of Ezekiel --
And did those feet in ancient time / William Blake --
Riders in the chariot / Patrick White --
Susanna/The book of Daniel --
All's well that ends well / William Shakespeare --
The parable of Simeon and Bar Kappara --
The trial / Franz Kafka --
The gospel of Mark --
The gospel according to Mark / Jorge Luis Borges --
The 'sacred' text and the community / Paul Ricoeur --
Intimations of Christianity among the ancient Greeks / Simone Weil --
Paradise lost / John Milton --
Faust / J.W. von Goethe --
The garden of love / William Blake --
Confessions / Augustine of Hippo --
Lady Lazarus / Sylvia Plath --
Title divine is mine! / Emily Dickinson --
The second coming / William Butler Yeats --
Under the volcano / Malcolm Lowry --
Liquid paper ; M3 / Peter Meinke --
Metamorphoses / Ovid --
Because I could not stop for death / Emily Dickinson --
Murder in the cathedral / T.S. Eliot --
The acts of the Apostles --
Confessions / Augustine of Hippo --
Go tell it on the mountain / James Baldwin --
Adam's curse / William Butler Yeats --
Paradise lost / John Milton --
Night / Elie Wiesel --
The book of Daniel --
The atrocity exhibition / J.G. Ballard --
Kubla Khan / Samuel Taylor Coleridte --
Wise blood / Flannery O'Connor --
The wild girl / Michèle Roberts --
Beloved / Toni Morrison --
Sister outsider / Audre Lorde --
Life after God / Douglas Coupland --
All at one point / Italo Calvino --
The land of heart's desire / Tamiki Hara --
Nots / Mark C. Taylor --
Overpopulation and art / John Cage --
The sexuality of Christ in Renaissance art and in modern oblivion / Leo Steinberg --
Malone dies / Samuel Beckett --
The book of margins / Edmund Jabès.
Responsibility: Robert Detweiler & David Jasper, editors ; with S. Brent Plate & Heidi L. Nordberg.


Featuring a selection from over 80 key texts, this anthology aims to help the reader to understand the common origins of religious expression and of literature. The texts included cover classical  Read more...


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