Romantic religion: a study of Owen Barfield, C.S. Lewis, Charles Williams and J.R.R. Tolkien

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Lindisfarne Books, Oct 1, 2006 - Religion - 249 pages
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This classic book on the four 'Oxford Christians' is now available again with a new Preface by R. J. Reilly himself. Reilly provides insights into the literary, religious and philosophical background of these extraordinary writers and thinkers, and the remarkable effect of their work which endures in the public imagination. Devoting a chapter to each of Owen Barfield, C. S. Lewis, Charles Williams and J. R. R. Tolkien, he explores their creative imagination and discusses their differences and similarities.

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Interesting to see how these four authors related to each other. I felt that Reilly must personally agree with Barfield, who was not really orthodox in his beliefs. Not having read Barfield, I found that section very difficult, but the section on Lewis made up for it for me. Read full review

Contents

Chapter Two
13
Owen Barfield and the Baptism of the Imagination
98
Chapter Four
148
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