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Invisible conversations : religion in the literature of America / Roger Lundin, editor.

Publication:
Waco, Tex. : Baylor University Press, c2009.
Format/Description:
Book
vii, 224 p. ; 24 cm.
Series:
Studies in Christianity and literature ; 3.
Studies in Christianity and literature ; 3
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Subjects:
American literature -- History and criticism.
Religion in literature.
Religion and literature -- United States -- History.
Christianity and literature -- United States -- History.
Contents:
Introduction / by Roger Lundin
Finding a prose for God: religion and American fiction / Denis Donoghue
American literature and/as spiritual inquiry / Lawrence Buell
Variety as religious experience: the poetics of the plain style / Elisa New
Keeping the metaphors alive: American poetry and transformation / Barbara Packer
Genres of redemption: African Americans, the Bible, and slavery from Lemuel Haynes to Frederick Douglass / Mark A. Noll
Balm in Gilead: memory, mourning, and healing in African American autobiography / Albert J. Raboteau
The race for faith: justice, mercy, and the sign of the cross in African American literature / Katherine Clay Bassard
Forms of redemption / John Stauffer
Hamlet without the prince: the role of religion in postwar nonfiction / Alan Wolfe
"The only permanent state": belief and the culture of incredulity / Andrew Delbanco
How the church became invisible: a Christian reading of American literary tradition / Stanley Hauerwas and Ralph C. Wood
"The play of the Lord": on the limits of critique / Roger Lundin.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (p. 195-217) and index.
Contributor:
Lundin, Roger.
ISBN:
9781602581470 (alk. paper)
1602581479 (alk. paper)
OCLC:
234176018