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Believing in the Text

Essays from the Centre for the Study of Literature, Theology and the Arts, University of Glasgow


George Newlands

Contents: David Jasper/George Newlands: Introduction – David Jasper: The Subject on Trial and Baudrillard’s Nightmare – S. Brent Plate: T/here: Conversing and Traversing Julia Kristeva’s Writings – J. Stephen Fountain: The Trace of the (M)other: Liminality and Maternity in Dead Man Walking – Andrew W. Hass: Seeing Through a Glass Face to Face – Elizabeth Philpot: Susanna: Indecent Attraction / Fatal Exposure – Peter Stiles: To the Threshold: Window Scenes in Elizabeth Gaskell’s Ruth – Jeffrey F. Keuss: ‘Seeing’ Adam Bede - An Iconographic Reading – Catherine Raine: Sin and Theodicy - Victorian and Modern Style – David E. Klemm: Re-entering the Magic Theatre: The Trace of the Other in Hermann Hesse’s Steppenwolf – Darren J. N. Middleton: Scratching the Barthian Itch: A Theological Reading of John Updike’s Roger’s Version – George Newlands: Theology, Culture and the Arts – Christopher Burdon: Christian Worship in the Third Millenium: Homage or Celebration? – Alison Jasper: Word as Flesh: The Sign of Female Circumcision – Kiyoshi Tsuchiya: A Response to Postmodern Theology.