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Author Robinson, Marilynne.

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

Imprint New York : Picador, 2013.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Non-Fiction    814 Robinson,M ROB    Available
Description xvi, 206 p. ; 21 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 new collection of incisive essays, Robinson returns to the themes which have preoccupied 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 9781250024053 (pbk.)
1250024056 (pbk.)

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