141 pages. This is the author's first book, published when he was an instructor in biblical literature at Smith College. Hicks was a leading American Marxist literary critic and Communist who resigned from the Communist Party in 1939. This work is a dialogue on religion from the point of view of a Catholic, a fundamentalist, a modernist, a Unitarian, a religious scientist, an agnostic scientist, an English instructor, and an artist. First edition (first printing). A very good copy in green cloth with gold lettering on spine with some loss of gold. Dust jacket with edge and corner wear, spine darkened, and small edge chips. Bookseller Inventory #
Title: Eight Ways of Looking at Christianity
Publisher: Macmillan Company
Publication Date: 1926
Book Condition: Very Good
Edition: First Edition.
Book Description N.Y.: Macmillan, 1926. Hardcover. Book Condition: Near Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. 1st Edition. DJ is unfaded, with light edgewear and a 1/3" chip in the middle of the spine. Corners of front jacket flap are clipped, though $1.50 price still there. Author's uncommon first book, published at 24. Seven years later, Hicks' second book made him America's leading Marxist literary critic, and he embarked on a fascinating life of work, publishing nearly twenty books. This is where it began: Hicks invents a cast of characters (a Catholic, a fundamentalist, a modernist, a Unitarian, a religious scientist, an agnostic scientist, an English instructor, and an artist) and launches a "dialogue on religion as a way of life." 141 pages. U.S. buyers, please email for a possible discount! ***Reluctantly downsizing my personal library in preparation for move from suburban house to Manhattan apartment. Happy to take and e-mail additional (and better) photos upon request. Bookseller Inventory # 0672