Redemption in poetry and philosophy : Wordsworth, Kant, and the making of the post-Christian imagination (Book, 2013) [WorldCat.org]
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Redemption in poetry and philosophy : Wordsworth, Kant, and the making of the post-Christian imagination

Author: Simon Haines
Publisher: Waco, Texas : Baylor University Press, [2013] ©2013
Series: Making of the Christian imagination.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"A biblical understanding of redemption requires the sacrificial death of Jesus. In the post-Christian world envisioned by Jean-Jacques Rousseau and his Enlightenment contemporaries, the Christ-centric source of redemption disappears, though the human need for salvation remains. Redemption in Poetry and Philosophy explores how this need for redemption is realized in the post-Christian poetics of William Wordsworth  Read more...
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Named Person: William Wordsworth; William Wordsworth; William Wordsworth; Immanuel Kant; Immanuel Kant; William Wordsworth; William Wordsworth; Immanuel Kant
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Simon Haines
ISBN: 9781602587793 1602587795
OCLC Number: 822971448
Description: xx, 249 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: Concepts, metaphors, and Wordsworth --
"Tintern Abbey" : restoring the soul --
Spontaneity in Kant and Wordsworth --
Wordsworth and political redemption I : Paradise --
Wordsworth and political redemption II : Paradise lost.
Series Title: Making of the Christian imagination.
Responsibility: Simon Haines.

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Explores how the need for redemption is realized in the post-Christian poetics of William Wordsworth and philosophical imagination of Immanuel Kant. Simon Haines critiques the secular modes of  Read more...

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"Redemption in Poetry and Philosophy is highly original, lucid, tremendously thoughtful. Haines' knowledge of Western literature and philosophy is masterful. This work brings from the conceptual Read more...

 
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