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Unexpected light

David C. Mahan

Unexpected light

theology and witness in the poetry and thought of Charles Williams, Micheal O"Siadhail, and Geoffrey Hill

by David C. Mahan

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Published by Pickwick Publications in Eugene .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Williams, Charles, -- 1886-1945,
  • O"Siadhail, Micheal, -- 1947-,
  • Hill, Geoffrey,
  • Theology in literature,
  • Christianity in literature

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesTheology and witness in the poetry and thought of Charles Williams, Micheal O"Siadhail, and Geoffrey Hill
    StatementDavid C. Mahan.
    SeriesPrinceton theological monograph series -- 103, Princeton theological monograph series -- 103.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPN1077 .M27 2009
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvi, 230 p. ;
    Number of Pages230
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23655791M
    ISBN 101556355076
    ISBN 109781556355073
    LC Control Number2009280271

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