Christianity and Culture: The Idea of a Christian Society and Notes Towards the Definition of Culture

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Harcourt Brace, 1968 - Religion - 202 pages
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Two long essays: “The Idea of a Christian Society” on the direction of religious thought toward criticism of political and economic systems; and “Notes towards the Definition of Culture” on culture, its meaning, and the dangers threatening the legacy of the Western world.

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Review: Christianity and Culture: The Idea of a Christian Society and Notes Towards the Definition of Culture

User Review  - J. Alfred - Goodreads

These essays, which read as being paranoid and stoic by turns, were published from a variety of times just before, during, and after World War Two, which makes a good deal of sense. When the world ... Read full review

Review: Christianity and Culture: The Idea of a Christian Society and Notes Towards the Definition of Culture

User Review  - Steven Hunter Hunter - Goodreads

Eliot's book almost seems prophetic. I admittedly had a hard time getting into the book, but there were many jewels. Yet, my own struggle with it was likely due to the fact that I was preoccupied with ... Read full review

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Thomas Stearns Eliot was born in 1888 in St. Louis, Missouri, and became a British subject in 1927. The acclaimed poet of The Waste Land, Four Quartets, and Old Possum's Book of Practical Cats, among numerous other poems, prose, and works of drama, won the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1948. T.S. Eliot died in 1965 in London, England, and is buried in Westminster Abbey.

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