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Study of Literature and Religion : Studies in Literature and Religion - David Jasper

Study of Literature and Religion

Studies in Literature and Religion

Paperback Published: 1st July 1992
ISBN: 9780333570791
Number Of Pages: 158

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'David Jasper's The Study of Literature and Religion is a foundational text. The scholarship is reliable and astute; the interdisciplinary approach is exemplary. I cannot imagine a better introduction to this new Macmillan series'. Robert Detweiler 'A learned, dense and often allusive book which tries to move the current discussion about the relation between religion and literature on to a new level of seriousness'. John Barton, Theological Book Review 'Works that are so frankly and broadly exploratory are rare'. Academic Library Book Review 'His style is dense, though never impenetrable, and his argument for the interdependence of literature and religion is sustained with confidence and perceptiveness through a number of different methodological approaches'. Brian Horne, Times Literary Supplement

General Editor's Preface - Preface - Introduction - Poetry, Belief and Devotion - The Poetry of the Resurrection - Morality and the Text - Beauty, the True and the Good - Hermeneutics, Literary Theory and the Bible - The Limits of Formalism and the Theology of Hope - Beyond Formalism - Theodicy and Deconstruction - Conclusion - Bibliography - Index

ISBN: 9780333570791
ISBN-10: 0333570790
Series: Studies in Literature and Religion
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 158
Published: 1st July 1992
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 21.59 x 13.97  x 1.04
Weight (kg): 0.24
Edition Number: 2
Edition Type: Revised