Literature and Religion: Pascal, Gryphius, Lessing, Holderlin, Novalis

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The great visions of Gryphius, Lessing, Holderlin, and Novalis, visions of peace, freedom, and humanity, have not been refuted. They were simply not realized in the modem era and they point to a different future...the lofty intellectuality and morality of Pascal the Catholic as well as the radical Christianness of Kierkegaard the Protestant have to be taken in here just as much as the mystical depth of Dostoyevsky the Russian and the enigmatic darkness of Kafka the Jew. The eclipse of God, the subsequent twilight of the ...

Literature and Religion: Pascal, Gryphius, Lessing, Holderlin, Novalis 1998, Paragon House Publishers, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9781557782823

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