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What are we doing here? : essays

by Robinson, Marilynne (Author)

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A new essay collection assesses today's political climate and the mysteries of faith, from the influence of intellectual minds on society's political consciousness to the way that beauty informs and disciplines daily life. Full description


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Table of Contents:
  • What is freedom of conscience?
  • What are we doing here?
  • Theology for the moment
  • The sacred, the human
  • The divine
  • The American scholar now
  • Grace and beauty
  • A proof, a test, an instruction
  • The beautiful changes
  • Our public conversation : how America talks about itself
  • Mind, conscience, soul
  • Considering the theological virtues : faith, hope, and love
  • Integrity and the modern intellectual tradition
  • Old souls, new world
  • Slander.