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Overview

In this penetrating and provocative assessment of the current state of religion and its effects on society at large, Philip J. Lee criticizes conservatives and liberals alike as he traces gnostic motifs to the very roots of American Protestantism. With references to an extraordinary spectrum of writings from sources as diverse as John Calvin, Martin Buber, Tom Wolfe, Margaret Atwood, and Emily Dickinson, he probes the effects of gnostic thinking on a wide range of issues. Calling for the restoration of a dialectical faith and practice, the book points to positive ways of restoring health to endangered Protestant churches.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780195084368
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
  • Publication date: 8/28/1993
  • Edition description: REPRINT
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 368
  • Product dimensions: 6.13 (w) x 9.25 (h) x 0.95 (d)

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Church of St John and St Stephen, New Brunswick
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