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

Authors: Robinson, Marilynne.
Call number: 814.54 ROB
Publisher: New York : Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2012.
Publication date: 2012.
Subject: Theology -- United States.
Calvinism -- United States.
Political science -- United States -- Philosophy.
Philosophy, American.
United States -- Civilization -- Philosophy.
Title: When I was a child I read books / Marilynne Robinson.
Edition: 1st ed.
Physical description: xvi, 206 p. ; 22 cm.
Contents note: 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 note: 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.
Biography note: Includes bibliographical references (p. [203]-206).
ISBN: 9780374298784 (alk. paper)
0374298785 (alk. paper)
LCCN: 2011041206
Url for this record: http://sherloc.indypl.org/?itemid=|library/marc/dynix|1347585
Bib No.: 1347585

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