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Attunements to grace in the writings of Virginia Woolf and Marilynne Robinson

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Short Abstract: This thesis addresses how God’s grace – i.e., abiding presence to and action in creation – can be found operating in the writer, the writing, and the reader of fiction. In my introductory chapter, I propose that great literature, even self-consciously non-religious literature, can serve as a propaedeutic to religious attention, attuning the reader of words to God’s gracious presence in and through creation (the Incarnate Word). I assess this proposal by looking at the fic...

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HUMS
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Theology Faculty
Sub department:
Theology and Religion Faculty
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Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
University of Oxford

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