A good man is hard to find: Christ in the eyes of the poets

Speaker(s): Roger Lundin
Date: July 20 2011
Length: 73 min
Product ID: RGDL4100U

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Many powerful writers in the 19th century came to long and search for a personal God who could heal their wounds, bring meaning to their lives, and break their bondage to death. These hungry, visionary poets sought the face of a "gracious, condescending God" which is what many of the greatest theologians of the 20th century would proclaim in calling for a vigorous renewal of trinitarian theology and the doctrine of Christ. Roger Lundin explores this through the works of Emily Dickinson, Friedrich Richter, Flannery O'Connor, Karl Barth, and Roland Hayes.

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Roger Lundin is Clyde S. Kilby Professor of English at Wheaton College. He is the author of The Culture of Interpretation: Christian Faith and the Postmodern World, Emily Dickinson and the Art of Belief, and The Promise of Hermeneutics (with Anthony C. Thiselton and Clarence Walhout).

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