All Things Shining

30 Oct 2021 02:15 - 16 Dec 2022 12:22
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    • The very different moral world of Homeric Greeks
    • That is the real reason that Wallace and Gilbert are appropriate for this book: not because they sense the lostness of the age—this dark vision was alive already in Eliot’s Wasteland and Beckett’s Endgame, and countless other testimonies from the early part of the twentieth century. No, what makes these contemporary authors worth reading instead is that they are trying to find a way into the light. In seeing how they fail, we will prepare ourselves to search for the sacred possibilities still alive in the modern world.
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