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The Taste for the Other


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August 2003

Beschreibung

Beschreibung

"A deeply meditated study of C.S. Lewis as a social philosopher. It does him good service. Avoiding unnecesaary biographical data, Meilaender concentrates rigoursly on Lewis' writings in an attempt to 'get at the heart of [his] vision of human community and his understanding of morality' . . . A discriminating work with an intricate structure well suited to the subject."
-Modern Language Review
"Meilaender's first-class scholarly study of Lewis's social and ethical thought is also a fine commentary on his anthropology . . . A well-written interpretation of the man who has probably had more influence on the theology of thoughtful Christians in the twentieth century than all the church's professional theologians."
-Choice
"Meilaender is a master exegete and critic of Lewis' dialectical vision in all its rich concreteness . . . This work must now stand as our best guide to Lewis's thought."
-Christian Century
"A remarkably complete look at Lewis's thought."
-New Oxford Review
"Combining solid scholarship with literary imagination, Meilaender does what Lewis himself does: he fascinates readers and draws them unawares into serious thought and into reflection requiring a response. . . . A first-rate study of Lewis that can serve also as an introduction to a serious study of all of Lewis's works."
-Religious Studies Review
"A book that has been needed for a long time. Meilaender brings to his study not only an in-depth knowledge of philosophy and theology but also a keen literary awareness. . . . A gracefully readable, luminously clear book."
-Christianity and Literature
GILBERT MEILAENDER is the Phyllis and Richard Duesenberg Professor of Christian Ethics at Valparaiso University. His most recent book is Bioethics: A Primer for Christians (Eerdmans).
EAN: 9781573832687
ISBN: 1573832685
Untertitel: The Social and Ethical Thought of C. S. Lewis. Paperback. Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: Regent College Publishing
Erscheinungsdatum: August 2003
Seitenanzahl: 256 Seiten
Format: kartoniert
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