The author explores current theological understandings of the imagination and their implications within the field of literary studies.
The biblical text locates imagination in the heart the eyes of the heart, Ephesians 1:18.
Searle develops a theory of imagination that explores the contributions scripture can make to new ways of thinking about creativity, reading, interpretation and criticism. The biblical text locates imagination in the heart (the eyes of the heart, Eph 1:18). The author explores current theological understandings of the imagination and their implications within the field of literary studies.
It will be many years before this ceases to be the most authoritative work in the field.
Luke Ferretter, Assistant Professor of English, Baylor University.
A fresh and provocative contribution to the particularly challenging field of the biblical imagination.
Liam Semler, Senior Lecturer in English, University of Sydney.
Publisher: Send The Light ISBN: 9781842276273 Number of pages: 231 Weight: 400 g Dimensions: 152 x 14 x 228 mm
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