Religion and Literature: A Reader

Forsideomslag
Robert Detweiler, David Jasper
Westminster John Knox Press, 1. jan. 2000 - 191 sider
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 literature, the Bible, English and European classics and contemporary works.
 

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Indhold

Matthew Arnold The Study of Poetry
6
The Book of Genesis
19
Mark Twain Extracts from Adams Diary
32
Hildegard of Bingen Scivias
45
Martin Luther Table Talk
50
A Communion Rite
63
Or the Whale
76
The Book of Ezekiel
89
Ovid Metamorphoses
130
CONVERSION AND ECSTASY
136
John Milton Paradise Lost
142
J G Ballard The Atrocity Exhibition
148
Further Reading
154
Douglas Coupland Life afterGod
160
INTERMEDIALITY
167
Edmond Jabes The Book of Margins
171

Paul Ricoeur The Sacred Text and the Community
103
Augustine of Hippo Confessions
116
Malcolm Lowry Under the Volcano
122
Acknowledgments
184
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Om forfatteren (2000)

Robert Detweiler is Professor Emeritus of Comparative Literature in the Graduate Institute of the Liberal Arts at Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia. He also served as the Institute's Director for eight years. He has published extensively on the intersection of religion, literature and culture.

David Jasper is Professor in Literature and Theology at the University of Glasgow in Scotland. He is coeditor of Religion and Literature and coauthor of The Oxford Handbook of English Literature and Theology.

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