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Baptized Imagination: The Theology of George Macdonald (Ashgate Studies in Theology, Imagination and the Arts)

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The imagination has been called, "the principal organ for knowing and responding to disclosures of transcendent truth." This book probes the theological sources of the imagination, which make it a vital tool for knowing and responding to such disclosures. Kerry Dearborn approaches areas of theology and imagination through a focus on the 19th century theologian and writer ...more
Hardcover, 210 pages
Published December 28th 2006 by Routledge (first published 2006)
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Rex Bradshaw
"It is God who gives thee thy mirror of imagination, and if thou keep it clean, it will give thee back no shadow but of the truth." (George MacDonald, Salted With Fire)

George MacDonald's theological vision was vivid, deep-rooted, and influential for later Christian luminaries such as G. K. Chesterton and C. S. Lewis. Yet he eschewed excessively abstract theologizing and generally expressed his beliefs in an unsystematic and image-rich fashion. In this book, Dearborn attempts to piece together hi
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