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The great books reader : excerpts and essays on the most influential books in western civilization / (editor) John Mark Reynolds.

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  • ISBN: 9781441259905
  • ISBN: 1441259902
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource
  • Publisher: Grand Rapids : Baker Pub. Group, 2011.

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Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references.
Formatted Contents Note:
Cover; Title Page; Copyright Page; Contents; Introduction On Reading Excerpts of Great Books; Chapter One Homer; Chapter Two Plato; Chapter Three Aristotle; Chapter Four Virgil; Chapter Five Augustine; Chapter Six Boethius; Chapter Seven Thomas Aquinas; Chapter Eight Dante Alighieri; Chapter Nine Geoffrey Chaucer; Chapter Ten Desiderius Erasmus; Chapter Eleven John Calvin; Chapter Twelve Edmund Spenser; Chapter Thirteen Miguel de Cervantes; Chapter Fourteen William Shakespeare; Chapter Fifteen René Descartes; Chapter Sixteen John Milton; Chapter Seventeen Blaise Pascal.
Chapter Eighteen John Locke, Part OneChapter Nineteen John Locke, Part Two; Chapter Twenty Isaac Newton; Chapter Twenty-One John Wesley; Chapter Twenty-Two Jane Austen; Chapter Twenty-Three Alexis de Tocqueville; Chapter Twenty-Four Karl Marx; Chapter Twenty-Five Charles Darwin; Chapter Twenty-Six Leo Tolstoy; Chapter Twenty-Seven Fyodor Dostoevsky; Chapter Twenty-Eight Friedrich Nietzsche; Chapter Twenty-Nine G.K. Chesterton; About the Author; Translation Credits; Contributors.
Summary, etc.:
Thirty 20-page excerpts of the most influential works of Western culture with essays on how they influenced Christian thought and practice.
Source of Description Note:
Print version record.
Subject: Christian philosophy.
RELIGION > Christian Education > General.
Genre: Electronic books.

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