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Invitation to the Classics: A Guide to Books You've Always Wanted to Read
     

Invitation to the Classics: A Guide to Books You've Always Wanted to Read

by Louise Cowan (Editor), Os Guinness (Editor)
 

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Practically a classic itself, Invitation to the Classics is a popular guide to those great works of literature that you always meant to read. Full color and engaging, this book is a gateway to the fulfilling pursuit of understanding our culture by exploring its most enduring writings.

"These sparkling essays remind us of the deep pleasures of literature and its

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Practically a classic itself, Invitation to the Classics is a popular guide to those great works of literature that you always meant to read. Full color and engaging, this book is a gateway to the fulfilling pursuit of understanding our culture by exploring its most enduring writings.

"These sparkling essays remind us of the deep pleasures of literature and its power to instruct and delight."--Publishers Weekly

"A magnificent resource, an urgently needed publication in an era when politically correct higher education is trying to deconstruct Western civilization. Wonderful!"--Charles Colson

"This important publication should be in every library and out on the table in every Christian home."--Dallas Willard

"Immerses us in the wisdom of the ages, those noble thoughts that enrich society's values and guide our youth along positive paths toward fruitful lives."--President Jimmy Carter

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780801068102
Publisher:
Baker Publishing Group
Publication date:
08/01/2006
Series:
Masterworks Series
Pages:
384
Product dimensions:
6.80(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.90(d)

Meet the Author

Louise Cowan is a professor of literature at the University of Dallas and a cofounder of the Dallas Institute of Humanities and Culture. She is the author of two books and of numerous essays on literary and educational topics.

Os Guinness is a senior fellow with the Trinity Forum and the author of many books, including The American Hour, God in the Dark, and Answering the Call.

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