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New World Metaphysics

Author: Giles Gunn

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 0195365348

Category: Religion

Page: 482

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From the days of discovery, when America was for Europeans more dream than reality, to our own days of disillusionment and faltering hope, poets, philosophers, historians, novelists, and theologians have drawn on religious themes and images to express the meaning of their encounter with America. Here, in more than one hundred selections, is the record of their quest for a New World metaphysics -- a spiritual vision or ultimate idea of order expressive of the American experience.
New World Metaphysics
Language: en
Pages: 482
Authors: Giles Gunn
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 1981-06-04 - Publisher: Oxford University Press

From the days of discovery, when America was for Europeans more dream than reality, to our own days of disillusionment and faltering hope, poets, philosophers, historians, novelists, and theologians have drawn on religious themes and images to express the meaning of their encounter with America. Here, in more than one
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Type: BOOK - Published: 1981 - Publisher: Oxford University Press on Demand

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