Beginning with the Word: Modern Literature and the Question of Belief
by Roger Lundin
Baker Academic 2013
In this addition to the critically acclaimed Cultural Exegesis series, nationally recognized scholar and award-winning author Roger Lundin offers a sophisticated theological engagement with the nature of language and literature. Roger Lundin conducts a sustained theological dialogue with imaginative literature and with modern literary and cultural theory, utilizing works of poetry and fiction throughout to prompt the discussion and focus his reflections. The book is marked by a commitment to bring the history of Christian thought, modern theology in particular, into dialogue with literature and modern culture. It is theologically rigorous, widely interdisciplinary in scope, lucidly written, and ecumenical in tone and approach.
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- Poetry and fictional writing supplements Lundin’s discussion
- Outlines the history of Christian thought and theology
- Comprehensive scope of Christian history
- Title: Beginning with the Word: Modern Literature and the Question of Belief
- Author: Roger Lundin
- Series: Engaging and Exegeting Culture Series
- Publisher: Baker Academic
- Publication Date: 2013
- Pages: 256
About Roger Lundin
Roger Lundin (PhD, University of Connecticut) is Arthur F. Holmes Professor of faith and learning at Wheaton College. He is the award-winning author of several books, including Believing Again: Doubt and Faith in a Secular Age.