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Creation and Recreation

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Presents a series of lectures on the theological and sociological aspects of creation doctrine.
Paperback, 84 pages
Published August 1st 1980 by University of Toronto Press
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Sep 25, 2013 Harperac rated it liked it
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Frye's lectures are kind of a let-down. Every one I've read has been a vaguer rearticulation of the same ideas that can be found in his other books. So, if you've read his important books, Anatomy of Criticism, Words with Power, The Great Code, Terrible Symmetry, etc, then there will be little here that's new. But if you've never read any of those books, this is really not a good introduction to them either, because he doesn't really explain things, he just asserts them and leaves them hanging. ...more
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Born in Quebec but raised in New Brunswick, Frye studied at the University of Toronto and Victoria University. He was ordained to the ministry of the United Church of Canada and studied at Oxford before returning to UofT.

His first book, Fearful Symmetry, was published in 1947 to international acclaim. Until then, the prophetic poetry of William Blake had long been poorly understood, considered by
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