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Baptized imagination : the theology of George MacDonald

Author: Kerry Dearborn
Publisher: Aldershot, Hants, England ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate, ©2006.
Series: Ashgate studies in theology, imagination, and the arts.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The imagination has been called the principal organ for knowing and responding to disclosures of transcendent truth. This book probes the theological sources of imagination, which make it a vital  Read more...

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Title: Baptized imagination : the theology of George MacDonald /
Database Name: WorldCat
All Authors / Contributors: Kerry Dearborn
ISBN: 9780754655169; 0754655164
Notes: Also issued online.
Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references (pages 181-191) and index.
Content: Introduction : the baptized imagination and theology -- Calvinist and Celtic : MacDonald's context and early influence -- Classical and literary influences on MacDonald's life and thought -- British theological influences -- MacDonald's theology of the imagination -- Imagination and theological transformation -- Renewed vision of humanity -- Renewed vision of suffering, aging, and death -- Conclusion : an assessment of MacDonald's imaginative approach to theology and his theology of the imagination.
Description: 199 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: Introduction : the baptized imagination and theology -- Calvinist and Celtic : MacDonald's context and early influence -- Classical and literary influences on MacDonald's life and thought -- British theological influences -- MacDonald's theology of the imagination -- Imagination and theological transformation -- Renewed vision of humanity -- Renewed vision of suffering, aging, and death -- Conclusion : an assessment of MacDonald's imaginative approach to theology and his theology of the imagination.
Responsibility: Kerry Dearborn.
Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version: Dearborn, Kerry, 1950- Baptized imagination. Aldershot, Hants, England ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate, ©2006 (OCoLC)608129166
Online version: Dearborn, Kerry, 1950- Baptized imagination. Aldershot, Hants, England ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate, ©2006 (OCoLC)608254756
Year: ©2006.
Publisher: Aldershot, Hants, England ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate,
Standard Numbers: LCCN: 2006008828; National Library: 013567712
Class Descriptors: LC Class No.: PR4969; Dewey No.: 823/.8
Series: Ashgate studies in theology, imagination, and the arts; Variation: Ashgate studies in theology, imagination, and the arts.
OCLC No.: 65340927
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'This is - certainly for one who values the writing of C. S. Lewis - an excellent study.' Heythrop Journal ' Dearborn's book is a magisterial work, at once panoramic and detailed.' Theology '... the Read more...

 
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