Literature and belief English Institute Essays 1957

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Statementedited with a foreword by M. H. Abrams.
ContributionsAbrams, M. H. 1912-, English Institute
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Not all religious books have the sacredness of scripture, but few religions survive and thrive without creating a literature of belief. This book contains proceedings from an RSC symposium on such books. Seldom has the dialogue between the language of scholarship and the language of faith been so intense or sensitive.

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