Faust the Theologian

Faust the Theologian

by Jaroslav Pelikan, Jaroslav J. Pelikan
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0300070640

ISBN-13: 9780300070644

Pub. Date: 01/28/1997

Publisher: Yale University Press

In this erudite and beautifully written book, an eminent scholar meditates on the theological implications of Goethe's Faust. Jaroslav Pelikan considers Goethe's statement that he was a pantheist when it came to science, a polytheist in art, and a monotheist in ethics, and he uses it for the first time to analyze Faust's development as a

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In this erudite and beautifully written book, an eminent scholar meditates on the theological implications of Goethe's Faust. Jaroslav Pelikan considers Goethe's statement that he was a pantheist when it came to science, a polytheist in art, and a monotheist in ethics, and he uses it for the first time to analyze Faust's development as a theologian-thereby enabling us to see Goethe's masterpiece in a surprising new light.

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ISBN-13:
9780300070644
Publisher:
Yale University Press
Publication date:
01/28/1997
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
158
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 9.25(h) x (d)

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