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On Reading Well

Finding The Good Life Through Great Books

by:Karen Swallow Prior

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An acclaimed author helps readers learn to love life, literature, and God through their encounters with great writing. Reading great literature well has the power to cultivate virtue, says acclaimed author Karen Swallow Prior. In this book, she takes readers on a guided tour through works of great literature both ancient and modern, exploring twelve virtues that philosophers and theologians throughout history have identified as most essential for good character and the good life. Covering... Show More

Product Specifics

  • Item ID 799154
  • # of Pages 272
  • Format Trade Paper
  • Publish Date Feb. 1st, 2022
  • ISBN-10 1587435837
  • ISBN-13 9781587435836
  • Publisher Baker Pub Group/brazos Press
  • Language ENG
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About Karen Swallow Prior

Karen Swallow Prior, Ph. D. , is Research Professor of English and Christianity and Culture at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary. She is the author of Booked: Literature in the Soul of Me (T. S. Poetry Press, 2012), Fierce Convictions: The Extraordinary Life of Hannah More—Poet, Reformer, Abolitionist (Thomas Nelson, 2014), and On Reading Well: Finding the Good Life through Great Literature (Brazos 2018). She is co-editor of Cultural Engagement: A Crash Course in Contemporary Issues... Show More


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