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Author Robinson, Marilynne.

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

Edition First edition.
Publication Info. New York : Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2012.
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 95th Street Adult Nonfiction  814.54 ROB    AVAILABLE
 Naper Blvd. Adult Nonfiction  814.54 ROB    DUE 07-09-21
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Description xvi, 206 pages ; 22 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [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.
Summary 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 Theology.
Calvinism.
Political science -- Philosophy.
United States -- Civilization -- Philosophy.
Philosophy, American.
ISBN 9780374298784 (alk. paper)
0374298785 (alk. paper)
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