Item description for Wagering on Transcendence: The Search for Meaning in Literature by Carey Phyllis & Phyllis Carey...
Overview From the publisher: Wagering on Transcendence explores the question of ultimate meaning in literature. Through essays, Mount Mary College professors from various disciplines analyze several pieces of literature from a variety of genres and authors to show how each depicts the human struggle to find meaning. The essays analyze concrete examples of spiritual journeys, the ways in which nature can be an avenue of transcendence, the transforming effect that the search for meaning can have on the individual, how transcendence can be experienced through community, the roles of language and story in the quest for transcendence, and the wager itself: how our bets about the existence of the Divine determine how we live our lives.
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Studio: Sheed & Ward
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 8.94" Width: 5.97" Height: 0.71" Weight: 1.06 lbs.
Release Date Nov 1, 1999
Publisher Sheed & Ward
ISBN 1556129823 ISBN13 9781556129827
Availability 127 units. Availability accurate as of Oct 20, 2016 05:34.
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More About Carey Phyllis & Phyllis Carey
Phyllis Carey teaches literature at Mount Mary College.