Literature & Dogma (Barnes & Noble Digital Library): An Essay Towards a Better Apprehension of the Bible

Literature & Dogma (Barnes & Noble Digital Library): An Essay Towards a Better Apprehension of the Bible

by Matthew Arnold

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Literature & Dogma (Barnes & Noble Digital Library): An Essay Towards a Better Apprehension of the Bible by Matthew Arnold

In this influential 1873 essay, Arnold professes his skepticism about Christianity as a revealed religion yet argues for the utility of its ethical precepts. Therefore he proposes a liberal reading of scripture and secular faith that incorporates the civilizing aspects of religion. 

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781411446113
Publisher: Barnes & Noble
Publication date: 03/08/2011
Series: Barnes & Noble Digital Library
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 428
File size: 457 KB

About the Author

Matthew Arnold (1822-1888) wrote “Dover Beach” (1867), one of the best-known poems in the English language. A prominent Victorian man of letters, he was appointed professor of poetry at Oxford. His writings on contemporary society, culture, and religion were instrumental in establishing criticism as an art form.

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