Real Presences

George Steiner

Real Presences
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George Steiner

246 pages | 5-1/2 x 8-1/2 | © 1989
Paper $19.00 ISBN: 9780226772349 Published April 1991 Not for sale in the British Commonwealth except Canada
Can there be major dimensions of a poem, a painting, a musical composition created in the absence of God? Or, is God always a real presence in the arts? Steiner passionately argues that a transcendent reality grounds all genuine art and human communication.

"A real tour de force. . . . All the virtues of the author's astounding intelligence and compelling rhetoric are evident from the first sentence onward."—Anthony C. Yu, Journal of Religion
Contents
I. A Secondary City
II. The Broken Contract
III. Presences
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