Deep Comedy: Trinity, Tragedy, & Hope In Western Literature by Peter J. Leithart PDF

By Peter J. Leithart

during this brief yet stimulating paintings, Peter Leithart attracts upon insights from background, theology, philosophy, and literature to attach of the main wonderful and exact truths of Christianity; its hopeful eschatology and its doctrine of a dynamic, own Trinity. First, Leithart exhibits that the biblical view of background is largely comedian and hopeful, not like the classical Greco-Roman view, that is basically and irredeemably tragic. Then he develops a similar aspect by means of interpreting Greek philosophy and its descendants (including postmodernism) not like orthodox Trinitarian theology. ultimately, he indicates how the tragic and comedian worldviews were mirrored in literature, with discussions of Greek epics and Shakespearean performs. the result's a journey via 3 thousand years of highbrow heritage that celebrates the residing strength of orthodoxy.

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