The Gift of Story

The Gift of Story

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The Gift of Story brings contemporary literature and film into conversation with the grand Christian narrative. This book examines the specific connections between contemporary cultural meta-narratives (the stories humans typically tell about themselves) and the ideas of hope found in Christianity. Despite postmodernism's skepticism about narrative, the dialogue with contemporary fiction, drama, music and film demonstrates that the Christian story can engender and sustain hope.He cannot drive himself because he does not own a drivera#39;s license: his eyes are too weak. Therein lies the elegant ... Undeterred, he purchases a a€œnewa€ riding mower: a 1965 John Deere, the best that he can afford. And so Alvin sets out againanbsp;...

Title:The Gift of Story
Author:Emily Griesinger, Mark A. Eaton
Publisher:Baylor University Press - 2006


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