Christian Mythmakers: C. S. Lewis, Madeline L'Engle, J. R. R. Tolkien, George MacDonald, G. K. Chesterton, Charles Williams, Dante Alighieri, John Bunyan, Walter Wangerin, Robert Siegel, and Hannah Hurnard

Christian Mythmakers: C. S. Lewis, Madeline L'Engle, J. R. R. Tolkien, George MacDonald, G. K. Chesterton, Charles Williams, Dante Alighieri, John Bunyan, Walter Wangerin, Robert Siegel, and Hannah Hurnard

by Rolland Hein

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About the Contributor(s):
Rolland Hein, professor emeritus from Wheaton College, also graduated from Wheaton in 1954. Having recieved a BD degree from Grace Theological Seminary and a PhD from Purdue University, he taught English at Bethel College, St. Paul, until 1970. His writings include George MacDonald: Victorian Mythmaker and Christian Mythmakers. He currently conducts a class in myth at the Wade Center on Saturday mornings. He and his wife, Dorothy, live near St. Charles, Illinois.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781625643841
Publisher: Wipf & Stock Publishers
Publication date: 01/08/2014
Pages: 320
Product dimensions: 5.00(w) x 7.90(h) x 0.80(d)

About the Author

Rolland Hein, professor emeritus from Wheaton College, also graduated from Wheaton in 1954. Having recieved a BD degree from Grace Theological Seminary and a PhD from Purdue University, he taught English at Bethel College, St. Paul, until 1970. His writings include George MacDonald: Victorian Mythmaker and Christian Mythmakers. He currently conducts a class in myth at the Wade Center on Saturday mornings. He and his wife, Dorothy, live near St. Charles, Illinois.

Table of Contents

Foreword ix

Acknowledgements xv

Introduction 3

1 The Beginning Dante Alighieri 15

2 From Allegory to Myth John Bunyan 20

3 Myth and Symbol George MacDonald 65

4 Myth in Everyday Life G. K. Chesterton 107

5 Myth and Power Charles Williams 133

6 Myth and Middle Earth J. R. R. Tolkien 173

7 Myth and Sehnsucht C. S. Lewis 215

8 L'Engle, Wangerin, Siegel, and Hurnard Myth Today 261

Glossary of Terms 287

Bibliography 201

Index 297

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