Theology in the Fiction of George Eliot: The Mystery Beneath the Real
George Eliot was a deeply religious thinker, despite having abandoned orthodox forms of Christian belief, and religious themes and figures appear in all her novels. This study focuses on that religious part of her life and writings. Peter C Hodgson is the Charles G Finney Professor of Theology at Vanderbilt University. His many books include "Winds of the Spirit," "God in History," and "Revisioning the Church."
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