Ruskin's God

Ruskin's God

by Michael Wheeler
     
 

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Michael Wheeler challenges critical orthodoxy by arguing that John Ruskin's writing is underpinned by a sustained trust in divine wisdom, a trust nurtured by his imaginative engagement with King Solomon and the temple in Jerusalem, and with the wisdom literature of the Old Testament. See more details below

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Michael Wheeler challenges critical orthodoxy by arguing that John Ruskin's writing is underpinned by a sustained trust in divine wisdom, a trust nurtured by his imaginative engagement with King Solomon and the temple in Jerusalem, and with the wisdom literature of the Old Testament.

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"...a thorough study of the many aspects of Ruskin's theology..." The Art Book

"a scholarly tour de force in the study of nineteenth-century literature and religion." Christianity & Literature

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ISBN-13:
9780521026819
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
03/28/2006
Series:
Cambridge Studies in Nineteenth-Century Literature and Culture Series, #24
Pages:
324
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.71(d)

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