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1 Lucy Beckett In the Light of Christ
ip 1586171070 / 9781586171070 
Lucy Beckett's In the Light of Christ is remarkable in depth and scope, a highly learned excursion through twenty-five centuries of writings, beginning with Aeschylus, Sophocles, and Plato, and ending with Czeslaw Milosz and Pope John Paul II. Along the way, Beckett reflects on the deeper meanings and purposes of works written by Augustine, Benedict, Anselm, Dante, Shakespeare, Donne, Pascal, Johnson, Coleridge, Newman, Hopkins, Santayana, Eliot, Tolstoy, Dostoyevsky, Beckett, Weil, and Bellow, as well as many others. Her goal is to elucidate these texts--even those written before Christ or by non-believers--in the light of Christ, and to show how they reflect not just literary greatness, but goodness, truth, and beauty, and thus bring readers into contact with God. "There is no need for a Christian to have any idea of the work of Dante or Dostoyevsky," she contends, "But there is surely a need for those who are drawn to Dante or Dostoyevsky to have some idea of Christianity." 560 pages 
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2 Lucy Beckett In the Light of Christ
1586171070 / 9781586171070 

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