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Solomon among the postmoderns

Author: Peter J Leithart
Publisher: Grand Rapids, Mich. : Brazos Press, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In Ecclesiastes, Solomon states that "all is vapor" and describes humans as trying to "shepherd the wind." In Solomon among the Postmoderns, author Peter J. Leithart uses these claims, as well as the entire book of Ecclesiastes, to show how Solomon resonated with postmodernism. Exploring the strengths and weaknesses of postmodernism, Leithart shows how the theory reflects an important biblical theme: the elusiveness  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Peter J Leithart
ISBN: 9781587432040 1587432048
OCLC Number: 147986609
Description: 176 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Acknowledgments --
Introduction --
Vapor's Revenge --
The Elusive Word --
The Decentered Self --
Power Is with the Oppressor --
Eat, Drink, Rejoice.
Responsibility: Peter J. Leithart.
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Proposes the book of Ecclesiastes as an interpretive framework for readers wanting to understand and critique postmodernism.  Read more...

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