Baptized imagination the theology of George MacDonald by Kerry Dearborn

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Published by Ashgate in Aldershot, Hants, England, Burlington, VT .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • MacDonald, George, -- 1824-1905 -- Criticism and interpretation,
  • MacDonald, George, -- 1824-1905 -- Influence,
  • Theology in literature,
  • Spiritual life in literature,
  • Christianity and literature -- Scotland -- History -- 19th century,
  • Fantasy fiction, English -- History and criticism,
  • Christian fiction -- History and criticism

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 181-191) and index

Book details

StatementKerry Dearborn
SeriesAshgate studies in theology, imagination, and the arts
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPR4969 .D43 2006
The Physical Object
Pagination199 p. ;
Number of Pages199
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17213822M
ISBN 100754655164
ISBN 109780754655169
LC Control Number2006008828

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The Baptized Imagination May 1, Read Next. Chesterton on Aquinas vs. Luther. This article was originally published in my column at the Colson Center. Lewis had seen this book before, but had never bothered to buy it. This afternoon as he waited for the train, Lewis picked up the book and took a closer look.

During that stage in Lewis. C. Lewis's Baptized Imagination (Why I love Baptized imagination book. Lewis) Inwhen C.S. Lewis was 18 (and still an atheist), he bought and read George MacDonald’s Phantastes: A Faerie Romance for Men and Women. C.S. Lewis has influenced countless individuals but do you know who affected him so much that a book by that author baptized Lewis’ imagination.

There are many authors that C.S. Lewis enjoyed from an earlier age, but one that stayed with him and had the greatest impact is a Congregational minister named George MacDonald.

C. Lewis once said that George MacDonald “baptized [his] imagination.” I give no guarantee that these books will do the same, but they live in my heart, mind and soul.

Most are fantasy and SF, so if this genre isn’t for you, give a few a try. You might find yourself being drawn in after all. Great SF and fantasy starts with great stories. Baptizing the Imagination In Surprised by Joy, C.S.

Lewis describes his chance encounter with a book he found in a book stall in a train station that played an important role in his conversion to Christianity.

Its title was  Phantaste s and its author, George MacDonald. The imagination, like the soul of which it is a part, must be baptized. It must die to itself so that it may be resurrected in Christ. It is this baptized imagination which has brought forth the cornucopia of Great Books which are the beautiful blossoms on the tree of Christendom.

The Baptized Imagination BY KE R RY L. DE A R B O R N Rather than leading us to escape from reality, stories from the baptized imagination address our deep hunger for transcendence, significance, and community. Wash-ing away blinding scales, they give us a new vision of the enduring goodness at the heart of all things and our.

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As a young professor at Oxford, C.S. Lewis found that his favorite books and his favorite friends were beginning to turn against him.

Schooled in the power of reason, logic and truth, he experienced what he called a “baptism of his imagination.”. C.S. Lewis, Tolkien's great friend and admirer, spoke of a "baptized imagination" as one important step in his journey toward Christianity, allowing him to begin to accept the potential for truth in the One Myth.

Tolkien, through his books and now through these films, has given the Author: Andrew Coffin. Book Reviews Dearborn, Kerry. Baptized Imagination: The Theology of George gton, VT and Hampshire, England: Ashgate, pages. Bonnie Gaarden ll lovers of MacDonald should rejoice that, finally, a book devoted to a comprehensive examination of his theology has been published, and it is excellent.

Instead, I will work in the confidence of my “baptized imagination” -- a phrase C.S. Lewis used to describe his imagination post-conversion.

Lewis saw the world anew, a capacity he attributed to his Christian faith. And it was from that baptized imagination that great original works poured forth. A Baptism Of Imagination A Conversation with Peter Kreeft By Ellen Haroutunian. I sat in his office, surrounded by old, oft-read books, gargoyles, and even a Star Trek poster, and listened to a man speak prophetically to modern times from the ancient wisdom of our shared tradition.

What baptized Lewis' imagination. By his own words, in my favorite section of the book, it happened when he read George MacDonald's Phantastes.

More broadly, it was baptized by good fantasy, like MacDonald's (and good fantasy is an act of sub-creation, an act in the image of God). Heythrop Journal ' Dearborn's book is a magisterial work, at once panoramic and detailed.' Theology ' the text is important; those intending to grapple either with MacDonald or the thinkers who claim his influence must consider Baptized Imagination.

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C.S. Lewis’ Baptized Imagination: Past Watchful Dragons “Concepts create idols; only wonder comprehends anything.” ~Gregory of Nyssa. C.S. Lewis was perhaps the best-known defender of the Christian faith in the English-speaking world in the second half of the 20 th century.

An Oxford don and formidable medieval scholar, he wrote prolifically on matters of Christian theology and doctrine. The Baptized Imagination Lesson Plans Teaching Goals 1. To consider how some stories can “baptize the imagination” and enrich our moral vision.

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Finally, and most importantly, in Perelandra I found my imagination being baptized. At the time I was slowly thinking, feeling, and fumbling my way towards the Christian faith and had reached the point where I was more than half convinced that it was true.

This conviction, however, was a thing more of the mind than of the imagination and heart. HERMENEUTICS AND THE MEDITATIVE USE OF SCRIPTURE: THE CASE FOR A BAPTIZED IMAGINATION 1 glen a. scorgie* “That night my imagination was, in a certain sense, baptized” (C.

Lewis) 2 i. introduction Bible-centeredness is one of the defining and most celebrated features of the evangelical tradition. 3 To a significant degree evangelical.

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I Love CS Lewis but I love George Macdonald much more. I first came to read GM when I was 8 years old but didn’t discover his adult books till I was about I understand what CS Lewis meant when he said his imagination was baptised when he read Phantastes. I feel the same.

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Read preview. In his loneliness, Lewis took refuge in music and languages, books and ideas. By reading and thinking his way out of his doubts he gradually reclaimed his faith. The last chapters of Surprised by Joy offer a fascinating account of his intellectual.

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Through the reading of George MacDonald’s Christian fantasy Phantastes, Lewis reported that a new quality, “a bright shadow,” leapt off the page and “baptized” his imagination. Later he described the.

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