Christian Mythmakers: C. S. Lewis, Madeleine L'Engle, J. R. R. Tolkien, George MacDonald, G. K. Chesterton & others

Christian Mythmakers: C. S. Lewis, Madeleine L'Engle, J. R. R. Tolkien, George MacDonald, G. K. Chesterton & others

by Rolland Hein
     
 

Catching hold of the transparent world means in reality catching hold of myth. Literature of such great writers as C.S. Lewis, J.R.R. Tolkien, Madeliene L'Engle, George MacDonald, Charles Williams, G.K. Chesterton, John Bunyan, and others is examined in this introductory volume to Christian mythopoeia, Strong emphasis is placed on identifying the symbols and emblems… See more details below

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Catching hold of the transparent world means in reality catching hold of myth. Literature of such great writers as C.S. Lewis, J.R.R. Tolkien, Madeliene L'Engle, George MacDonald, Charles Williams, G.K. Chesterton, John Bunyan, and others is examined in this introductory volume to Christian mythopoeia, Strong emphasis is placed on identifying the symbols and emblems within such mythic works as Lewis' Space Trilogy, L'Engle's Wrinkle in Time, and Tolkien's The Lord of the Rings. Includes index, bibliography, and preface by Clyde Kilby.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780940895317
Publisher:
Cornerstone Press Chicago
Publication date:
10/01/1998
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
289
Product dimensions:
5.33(w) x 8.01(h) x 0.81(d)

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