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Reflecting on Goethe's statement that he was a pantheist in science, a polytheist in art and a monotheist in ethics, Pelikan analyzes Goethe's character Faust and his development as a theologian. Pelikan is the author of The Christian Tradition and Through the Centuries.
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In this erudite and beautifully written book, an eminent scholar meditates on the theological implications of Goethe's Faust.About the Author:
Jaroslav Pelikan is Sterling Professor of History at Yale University. He is the author of, among other books, Christianity and Classical Culture, The Idea of the University—A Reexamination, The Vindication of Tradition, and Jesus Through the Centuries, all published by Yale University Press. He has received honorary degrees from universities all over the world as well as medals and awards from many scholarly societies and institutions, including the Jefferson Award of the National Endowment for the Humanities, the highest honor conferred by the U.S. government on a scholar in the humanities. He is currently president of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, and in September 1994 President Bill Clinton made him a member of the President's Committee on the Arts and the Humanities.
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Book Description Yale University Press, 1995. Hardcover. Condition: New. Seller Inventory # DADAX0300062885
Book Description Yale University Press, 1995. Condition: New. book. Seller Inventory # M0300062885