The Study of Literature and Religion: An Introduction

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Springer, Sep 18, 1989 - Literary Criticism - 158 pages
An exploration of the relationship between literature and religion, which adopts an interdisciplinary approach, aiming to provide an introduction to the variety of ways in which literature, literary theory and theology are related.
 

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Contents

1 Introduction
1
2 Poetry Belief and Devotion
10
3 The Poetry of the Resurrection
37
4 Morality and the Text
45
5 Beauty the True and the Good
64
6 Hermeneutics Literary Theory and the Bible
83
7 The Limits of Formalism and the Theology of Hope
97
8 Beyond Formalism
107
9 Theodicy and Deconstruction
117
10 Conclusion
136
Notes
140
Bibliography
149
Index
152
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DAVID JASPER

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