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The Feast of Fools - a book by Cox, Harvey

The Feast of Fools

A Theological Essay on Festivity and Fantasy

The Feast of Fools( )
Author: Cox, Harvey
Series title:William Belden Noble Lectures
ISBN:978-0-674-28500-2
Publication Date:Oct 2013
Publisher:Harvard University Press
Book Format:Ebook
List Price:USD $65.00
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In this fascinating interpretation of contemporary culture and theology, Harvey Cox examines both the loss and reemergence of festivity and fantasy in Western civilization. He evaluates both processes from a theological perspective, defining festivity as the capacity for genuine revelry and joyous celebration and defining fantasy as the faculty for envisioning radically alternative life situations. t speaks directly to such contemporary movements as the theology of hope, the rapidly...
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Cox, Harvey (Author)
He is the Thomas Professor of Divinity at Harvard University & the author of the groundbreaking The Secular City. His book The Seduction of the Spirit was nominated for a National Book Award. He writes & lectures widely on issues of religion & culture. He is married and lives in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

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