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Bible and NovelNarrative Authority and the Death of God

Bible and Novel: Narrative Authority and the Death of God

Norman Vance

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199680573
eISBN:
9780191761317
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199680573.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Literature, History of Christianity

This study seeks to develop a new context for reading later Victorian fiction, specifically the work of George Eliot, Thomas Hardy, Mary Ward and Rider Haggard. With Eliot and her successors the ... More

Sacred HistoryUses of the Christian Past in the Renaissance World

Sacred History: Uses of the Christian Past in the Renaissance World

Katherine Van Liere, Simon Ditchfield, and Howard Louthan (eds)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199594795
eISBN:
9780191741494
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199594795.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity, Religion and Literature

This book surveys early modern ‘sacred history’, i.e. the historiography of the Christian Church, its leaders and saints, and its institutional and doctrinal developments, in the two centuries ... More

Walton’s Lives

Walton’s Lives

Jessica Martin

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198270157
eISBN:
9780191683930
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198270157.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Literature, History of Christianity

This book argues that Walton's practice, in his Lives, was crucial in shaping modern expectations of biography: how it should be organised, how it should treat evidence, how seriously it should ... More

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