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Robinson, Marilynne
When I was a child I read books / Marilynne Robinson
1st ed
New York : Farrar, Straus and Giroux, c2012
book jacket
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 Browsing/1st Flr  PS3568.O3125 W47 2012    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Theology -- United States
Calvinism -- United States
Political science -- United States -- Philosophy
Subject United States -- Civilization -- Philosophy
Subject(s) Philosophy, American
Physical Description xvi, 206 p. ; 22 cm
Note 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

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