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James Wood: Literature Complexifies the Atheist-Theist Debate

In a recent essay for the Guardian, Harvard English professor, James Wood, identifies four ways that literature complexifies the atheist-theist debate. As Wood sees it, literary writers tend to: explore fluctuations in the human psyche; track messy mixtures of truth and error; imaginatively walk in … Continue reading

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Slate Reviews James Wood’s New Book, “How Fiction Works”

Slate yesterday had an interesting review of New Yorker book critic James Wood’s new book. Money quote: I hope this isn’t taken the wrong way, but by the end of How Fiction Works, I felt as though I had just read a … Continue reading

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