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Persuade Us to Rejoice

The Liberating Power of Fiction

Persuade Us to Rejoice

The Liberating Power of Fiction

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Publisher: Westminster/John Knox Press,U.S.
ISBN: 9780664253813
Number of Pages: 160
Published: 01/09/1992
Width: 15.2 cm
Height: 22.9 cm
Studying such literary figures as Frederick Buechner, Albert Camus, George Dennison, Ursula Le Guin, C. S. Lewis, Alan Paton, Ignazio Silone, Alice Walker, Elie Wiesel, and Charles Williams, Robert McAfee Brown illustrates "the liberating power of fiction" by enabling the reader to enter their worlds. Brown asserts that although there is no faith that offers ironclad guarantees against future struggles, the wisdom of these authors can help us toward praising and rejoicing.

Robert McAfee Brown

Robert McAfee Brown was a well-known theologian, writer, teacher, and social activist. He authored many books, including The Bible Speaks to You; Liberation Theology: An Introductory Guide; Reclaiming the Bible; Religion and Violence; Theology in a New Key; and, a novel, Dark the Night, Wild the Sea, all published by Westminster John Knox Press.

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