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Chesterton and Tolkien as Theologians


  • by Alison Milbank
  • Hardcover
  • ISBN-13: 9780567040947
  • ISBN-10: 0567040941
  • Publisher: T & T Clark International
  • December 1, 2007
  • Price: $120.00

Publisher's description: "This book takes Chesterton's 'natural theology' through fairytales seriously as a theological project appropriate to an intellectual attempt to return to faith in a secular age. It argues that Tolkien's fiction makes sense also as the work of a Catholic writer steeped in Chestertonian ideas and sharing his literary-theological poetics. While much writing on religious fantasy moves quickly to talk about wonder, Milbank shows that this has to be hard won and that Chesterton is more akin to the modernist writers of the early twentieth-century who felt quite dislocated from the past."



  • Paperback
  • Publisher: T & T Clark International
  • ISBN-13: 9780567390417
  • ISBN-10: 0567390411
  • Due March 1, 2009
  • Price: $39.95

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