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Robinson's prose is always dense and full of lengthy complex sentences.
Today in the western Christian world, and particularly in the United States to which the author largely addresses this book, words are a much devalued currency.
Marilynne Robinson writes amazingly fantastic fiction and her essays are insightful and thought provoking.
I love Marilyn Robinson's writing but I do think in the non fiction, essay writing world it can be very challenging to access. Read morePublished 22 days ago by Sue Roettger
I loved this collection! I read Christopher Hitchens's God is Not Great: How Religion Poisons Everything and was disappointed, not because of what he was arguing, but by the lack... Read morePublished 27 days ago by thing two
There are some deeply thought provoking essays in Robinson's book. Her analysis of Biblical scholarship in Deuteronomy is very refreshing.Published 2 months ago by Rev. Stephen Goldstein
Marilynne Robinson writes amazingly fantastic fiction and her essays are insightful and thought provoking. Read morePublished 2 months ago by Agnes
This is a series of essays on politics , theology and the psychology of the inner life, as well as a perspective on the power of literature to inspire inner growth. Read morePublished 3 months ago by Mandala Books
Robinson is a wonderful novelist, we knew that, and now these essays show us the well from which she draws her amazing books.Published 3 months ago by B. D. Hellmann