The Return of Christian Humanism: Chesterton, Eliot, Tolkien, and the Romance of History

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Oser argues that the Christian humanist occupies the radical middle between church and state, past and future, faith and reason. Writing at the interface of literature and religion, he challenges the assumption that Christian orthodoxy is incompatible with humanism, freedom, and democracy. He argues that contemporary academic culture has overlooked Christianity s gifts to literature and civilization. Oser maintains that Christian humanism encourages a genuine diversity of thought based on reason, nature, and the ...

The Return of Christian Humanism: Chesterton, Eliot, Tolkien, and the Romance of History 2007, University of Missouri Press

ISBN-13: 9780826217752

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