When I was a child I read books
by
 
Robinson, Marilynne.

Title
When I was a child I read books

Author
Robinson, Marilynne.

ISBN
9780374298784

Publication Information
New York : Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2012.

Physical Description
xvi, 206 p. ; 22 cm.

Contents
Freedom of thought -- Imagination and community -- Austerity as ideology -- Open thy hand wide : Moses and the origins of American liberalism -- When I was a child -- The fate of ideas : Moses -- Wondrous love -- The human spirit and the good society -- Who was Oberlin? -- Cosmology.

Abstract
In this new collection of incisive essays, Robinson returns to the themes which have preoccupied her work: the role of faith in modern life, the inadequacy of fact, the contradictions inherent in human nature.

Subject Term
Theology -- United States.
 
Calvinism -- United States.
 
Political science -- United States -- Philosophy.
 
Philosophy, American.

Geographic Term
United States -- Civilization -- Philosophy.

Format
Book


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BookLIT&LANG LIT 814.54 ROBI32530607192067Main JCPLDue 6/14/22