Athens, Arden, Jerusalem

Essays in Honor of Mera Flaumenhaft

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Editor(s): 
Paul T. Wilford, Kate Harvard
  • Lanham, MD: 
    Lexington Books
    , October
     2017.
     342 pages.
     $110.00.
     Hardcover.
    ISBN
    9781498551427.
     For other formats: Link to Publisher's Website.

Description

This collection of essays aims to explore fundamental questions about God, human nature, and political life through careful readings of the Greek poets, the Hebrew Bible, and Shakespeare. The volume investigates the abiding tension between the Hebraic and the Hellenic dimensions of the Western soul through an examination of profound literary, philosophic, and theological reflections on topics as various as friendship, marriage, tyranny, sovereignty, sin, forgiveness, comedy, tragedy, and contemplation. Offered in honor of Mera J. Flaumenhaft, the essays reflect the intellectual rigor, moral seriousness, and disciplined imagination of her scholarship and teaching.

About the Author(s)/Editor(s)/Translator(s): 

Paul T. Wilford is Assistant Professor of Political Science at Boston College.

Kate Havard is a writer, research analyst, and theater critic in Washington, D.C.

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