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10 August 2010


ALISON SEARLE looks at how biblical texts and modern literary ideas about the imagination relate to one another. She coins the phrase to “imagine biblically” and explores what this might mean, before apply­ing it to various authors and works: The Pilgrim’s Progress, Samuel Rutherford’s letters, Pride and Prejudice, Jane Eyre, and C. S. Lewis. “The Eyes of Your Heart”: Literary and theological trajec­tories of imagining biblically (Paternoster, £24.99 (£22.50); 978-1-84227-627-3).

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