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Issue Details: First known date: 1996... vol. 10 no. 3 1996 of Literature and Theology est. 1987 Literature and Theology
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  • Special issue: Religion, Literature and the Arts in Australia


* Contents derived from the 1996 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
Miracles, Sara Dowse , single work autobiography
"Sara Dowse, speaking out of a Jewish context, in ... informal reflections on the place of religion in her art, gives voice to the issue of women's spirituality and the difficulty of finding or expressing it in a secular and technocratic culture. She discusses the process of writing fiction as a way, for her, of discovering a religious sensibility." (Introduction)
(p. 212-215)
"Fleshing the Bones" : Conducting Inter-Faith Dialogue in Fiction, Christine Mangala , single work autobiography
Presents the argument that discursive writing cannot handle the dimensions of living faith. "The scholar can present the bare bones, it is the privilege of the novelist to flesh out the bones and sensitise the reader...."
(p. 216-223)
The Choice of Nothing, Noel Rowe , single work autobiography
Rowe speaks about the competing demands in his own life of religious and intellectual orthodoxy and creative practice. He reflects on his own recent experiences of Buddhism and the place of poetry in his life. (Introduction)
(p. 224-229)
On First Looking into Barbara Hanrahan's Diaries : "The Terrible Creative Task", Elaine Lindsay , single work biography
Explores Hanrahan's search, through her creativity, not for Self, but for the self who dwells in the presence of God.
(p. 230-237)
American Religion/Australian Religion, Jim Tulip , single work criticism (p. 238-241)
Aboriginal Spirituality, Veronica Brady , single work criticism (p. 242-251)
Inheriting the Land : Some Literary and Ethical Issues in the Use of Indigenous Material By and Australian Children's Writer, 1960-1990, John Murray , single work criticism (p. 252-260)
Australian Religious Poetry, Kevin Hart , single work criticism (p. 261-272)
Patrick White : Novelist as Prophet, George Watt , single work criticism (p. 273-279)
Apropos the Last "Post-" : Contemporary Literature, Theory and Interpretation, Raymond Younis , single work criticism
Explores the ways in which poststructuralists, postcolonialists and other "Posts" can provide religious insights into the work of contemporary Australian novelists.
(p. 280-289)

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