Christianity and Culture: The Idea of a Christian Society and Notes Towards the Definition of Culture
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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I first read these essays while a senior at college. Now, about twenty years later, I reread them in a study on the English poet TS Eliot. Eliot uses language very carefully, as any poet should, but ... Read full review
Notes towards the Definition of Culture
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Thomas Stearns Eliot
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