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

  • ISBN: 9780374298784 (alk. paper)
  • ISBN: 0374298785 (alk. paper)
  • Description: xvi, 206 p. ; 22 cm.
  • Edition: 1st ed.
  • Publisher: New York : Farrar, Straus and Giroux,

Available copies

  • 15 copies at NOBLE (All Libraries).

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Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (p. [203]-206).
Contents Note: 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.