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The Fairy Tale World of George MacDonald

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Rolland Hein
  • Eugene, OR: 
    Cascade Books
    , November
     2018.
     142 pages.
     $19.00.
     Paperback.
    ISBN
    9781532643811.
     For other formats: Link to Publisher's Website.
Review coming soon!

Review by Joshua Rawleigh forthcoming.

Description

George MacDonald wrote fairy tales for both children and adults to demonstrate the essential role of the imagination in apprehending spiritual truths. He explained: “. . . undefined, yet vivid visions of something beyond, something which eye has not seen nor ear heard, have far more influence than any logical sequences whereby the same things may be demonstrated to the intellect.” Rolland Hein undertakes to show how MacDonald’s tales contain such visions, helping readers to experience for themselves glimpses of "something beyond” and catch exciting insights into eternal truths.

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

Rolland Hein is Professor Emeritus of English Literature at Wheaton College.

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