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Figures of Heresy: Radical Theology in English and American Writing, 1800-2000

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Figures of Heresy: Radical Theology in English and American Writing, 1800-2000 - Dix (Editor), and Taylor, Jonathan (Editor)
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God is dead, Nietzsche famously declared in The Gay Science; but this book will investigate God's surprising persistence and resurrection in the works of even the most seemingly atheistic of writers, who continue to deploy Judaic and Christian narratives and tropes even as they radically rewrite them in the face of new cultural, political, and scientific imperatives. Contributors to Figures of Heresy explore the range, power, and implication of Christian and Jewish heresies in canonical Anglo-American writersincluding Edgar ...

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Figures of Heresy: Radical Theology in English and American Writing, 1800-2000 2006, Sussex Academic Press

ISBN-13: 9781845190262

Hardcover