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Augustine and Literature (Augustine in Conversation: Tradition and Innovation) [Hardcover]

By Robert P. Kennedy (Editor), Kim Paffenroth (Editor) & John Doody (Editor)
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Item description for Augustine and Literature (Augustine in Conversation: Tradition and Innovation) by Robert P. Kennedy, Kim Paffenroth & John Doody...

The influence of Christianity on literature has been great throughout history, as has been the influence of the great Christian, Augustine. Augustine and Literature considers the influence of Augustine on the theory and practice of an academic discipline of which he himself was not a practitioner-literature, especially poetry and fiction. The essays in this volume explore the many influences of Augustine on literature, most obviously in terms of themes and symbols, but also more pervasively perhaps in proving that literature strives for meaning through and beyond the fictional or metaphorical surface. The authors discussed in these essays, from Dante and Milton to O'Connor and Faulkner, all demonstrate a common concern that literature must be attentive to the highest things and the deepest journeys of the soul. Together these essays offer a compelling argument that literature and Augustine do belong together in the common task of guiding the soul toward the truth it desires.

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Studio: Lexington Books
Pages   420
Est. Packaging Dimensions:   Length: 9.3" Width: 6.25" Height: 1.49"
Weight:   1.68 lbs.
Binding  Hardcover
Release Date   Jan 1, 2006
Publisher   Lexington Books
ISBN  0739109138  
ISBN13  9780739109137  

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More About Robert P. Kennedy, Kim Paffenroth & John Doody

Register your artisan biography and upload your photo! Robert P. Kennedy is Chair of the Religious Studies Department at St. Francis Xavier University. Kim Paffenroth is Assistant Professor of Religious Studies at Iona College. John Doody is Professor of Philosophy and Associate Dean of Arts and Sciences at Villanova University.

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