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Author Walton, Heather

Title Literature and Theology : New Interdisciplinary Spaces
Published Farnham : Ashgate Pub., 2011


Description 1 online resource (232 pages)
Contents Cover; Contents; Contributor Biographies; Acknowledgements; Introduction; 1 Interdisciplinarity in Impossible Times; 2 Discipline Beyond Disciplines; 3 When Love Is Not True: Literature and Theology after Romance; 4 Two (and two, and two) Towers; 5 Silence, Rupture, Theology. Towards a Post-Christian Interdisciplinarity; 6 Female Genius: Jane Leade (1624-1704); 7 Re-imagining the Sacred in Caribbean Literature; 8 Theological Aesthetics and Beauty as Revelatory: An Interdisciplinary Assessment; 9 The Sublime and the Beautiful: Intersections between Theology and Literature
10 Touch and Trembling: Intimating Interdisciplinary Bodies11 A Story of Love and Death: Exploring Space for the Philosophical Imaginary; 12 The Devil in Disciplines; 13 Interdisciplinary Poetics; Index
Summary This book explores current trends in the interdisciplinary study of literature and theology - an area of academic activity that has developed dramatically in the past twenty years and brings together the work of leading scholars in the field with that of emerging voices. Offering an important resource for the growing number of postgraduate courses exploring the relation between religion and culture in the contemporary context, this book delineates current trends in interdisciplinary debate as well as tracing emerging configurations
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Religion and literature.
Theology in literature.
Religion and literature.
Theology in literature.
Kristendom och litteratur.
Religion och litteratur.
Teologi i litteraturen.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9780754698524