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Author Robinson, Marilynne

Title When I was a child I read books / Marilynne Robinson

Publ Info New York : Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2012
Edition First edition
 RWU Main Library  PS3568.O3125 W47 2012    DUE 03-31-15
Descript xvi, 206 pages ; 22 cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. [203]-206)
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
Note 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
LC subject Theology -- United States
Calvinism -- United States
Political science -- United States -- Philosophy
United States -- Civilization -- Philosophy
Philosophy, American
ISBN 9780374298784 (alk. paper)
0374298785 (alk. paper)