The Death of Adam

The Death of Adam

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In this award-winning collection, the bestselling author of Gilead offers us other ways of thinking about history, religion, and society. Whether rescuing qCalvinismq and its creator Jean Cauvin from the repressive qpuritanq stereotype, or considering how the McGuffey readers were inspired by Midwestern abolitionists, or the divide between the Bible and Darwinism, Marilynne Robinson repeatedly sends her reader back to the primary texts that are central to the development of American culture but little read or acknowledged today. A passionate and provocative celebration of ideas, the old arts of civilization, and life's mystery, The Death of Adam is, in the words of Robert D. Richardson, Jr., qa grand, sweeping, blazing, brilliant, life-changing book.qEssays on Modern Thought Marilynne Robinson. course. But surely science cannot extrapolate with authority from evidence which is only what happens to be available, especially when its appropriateness as evidence is very doubtful.

Title:The Death of Adam
Author:Marilynne Robinson
Publisher:Picador - 2014-03-18


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