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What are we doing here? : essays

Author: Marilynne Robinson
Publisher: Great Britain : Virago Press, 2018.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A new essay collection assesses today's political climate and the mysteries of faith, from the influence of intellectual minds on society's political consciousness to the way that beauty informs and disciplines daily life.
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Genre/Form: Essays
American essays
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Marilynne Robinson
ISBN: 9780349010458 0349010455 9780349010465 0349010463 9780374282219 0374282218
OCLC Number: 1020672757
Description: xiv, 315 pages ; 22 cm.
Contents: What is freedom of conscience? --
What are we doing here? --
Theology for the moment --
The sacred, the human --
The divine --
The American scholar now --
Grace and beauty --
A proof, a test, an instruction --
The beautiful changes --
Our public conversation: how America talks about itself --
Mind, conscience, soul --
Considering the theological virtues: faith, hope, and love --
Integrity and the modern intellectual tradition --
Old souls, new world --
Slander.
Responsibility: Marilynne Robinson.

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New essays by the Orange and Pulitzer Prize winning author of Gilead, Home and Lila. In this collection, Marilynne Robinson, one of today's most important thinkers - admired by President Obama, and  Read more...

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There is much rich matter in these essays. They are simultaneously challenging, disturbing and rewarding * Catholic Herald * A bracing, stringent book that continually challenges the reader * Read more...

 
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