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Beginning with the Word: Modern Literature and the Question of Belief

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ISBN: 9781441249760
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Overview

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

Roger Lundin is the Blanchard Professor of English at Wheaton College, Wheaton, IL. He is the author of The Culture of Interpretation: Christian Faith and the Postmodern World and co-author of The Responsibility of Hermeneutics.