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Author Robinson, Marilynne.

Title When I was a child I read books / Marilynne Robinson.

Imprint New York : Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2012.

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Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Non-Fiction    814 Robinson,M ROB    DUE 07-27-21
Edition 1st ed.
Description xvi, 206 p. ; 22 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [203]-206).
Contents Freedom of thought -- Imagination and community -- Austerity as ideology -- Open thy hand wide : Moses and the origins of American liberalism -- When I was a child -- The fate of ideas : Moses -- Wondrous love -- The human spirit and the good society -- Who was Oberlin? -- Cosmology.
Summary In this collection of essays, Robinson addresses themes which have appeared in her work: the role of faith in modern life, the inadequacy of fact, the contradictions inherent in human nature.
Subject Theology -- United States.
Calvinism -- United States.
Political science -- United States -- Philosophy.
Philosophy, American.
United States -- Civilization -- Philosophy.
ISBN 9780374298784 (alk. paper)
0374298785 (alk. paper)

 
    
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