Romantic religion: a study of Owen Barfield, C.S. Lewis, Charles Williams and J.R.R. Tolkien
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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Owen Barfield and the Baptism of the Imagination
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allegory Anne Ridler Anthroposophy Apuleius argues argument Barfield calls Beatrice become believe body Burgeon C. S. Lewis Charles Williams Christ Christianity Coleridge Coleridge's concept creative critic Dante described desire distinction divine doctrine eros essay eucatastrophe evil existence fact fairy story feeling fiction human idea images Incarnation intellect J. R. R. Tolkien John Heath-Stubbs kind language Lewis's literary literature man's matter meaning medieval Meggid metaphor mind moral mystical myth nature notion object occult original participation Orual Owen Barfield pagan perceive perception Perelandra perhaps phenomena phenomenal world physical Pilgrim's Regress poet Poetic Diction poetry Psyche reader reality relationship religious romantic experience romantic love romantic religion romanticism Rudolf Steiner seems seen sense simply soul speaking spirit Steiner symbol Taliessen theology things thinking thought tion Tolkien trilogy true truth unconscious unconscious mind Ungit universe vision W. H. Auden Williams's word Wordsworth York