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Creationists: Selected Essays

1993-2006

by E.L Doctorow

  • 127 Want to read
  • 21 Currently reading

Published by Random House .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Doctorow, E. L. - Prose & Criticism,
  • Literary Collections,
  • Literature - Classics / Criticism,
  • Literature: Classics,
  • Essays,
  • Literary Criticism & Collections / Essays,
  • History and criticism,
  • Literature

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages192
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8363814M
    ISBN 101400064953
    ISBN 109781400064953

    The core of the book is eighteen essays, six each on the pantheon, on mythology, and on religion. The selection is rounded off by three essays that study ancient Mesopotamian religion and mythology in relation to the Hebrew Bible. The first essay in the anthology is “Morals in ancient Mesopotamia” ().File Size: KB. The Essays (French: Essais, pronounced) of Michel de Montaigne are contained in three books and chapters of varying length. They were originally written in Middle French and were originally published in the Kingdom of gne's stated design in writing, publishing and revising the Essays over the period from approximately to was to record "some traits of my character Author: Michel de Montaigne.

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Its a book of essays mostly about literature: Poe, Melville, Twain, Malraux, Kleist, Kafka, et al. Doctorow calls it a modest celebration of the creative act.

Creationists is a whimsical title; Doctorow doesnt have much in common with the creationists who use the Bible to make an end run around science/5.

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Curiously, CREATIONISTS may be the best book by Doctorow that I have read, with the possible exception of "Ragtime" - which I am now spurred to go back and re-read.

I picked this up at the library, having known of Doctorow's work for years, but never reading it/5(13). Creationists: selected essays, E.

Doctorow is acclaimed internationally for such novels as Ragtime, Billy Bathgate, and The March. Now here are Doctorow’s rich, revelatory essays on the nature of imaginative thought.2/5(5).

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Melville was, in short, a creationist. Responding to a voice — a voice that emerged from beyond his own mundane reasonings, he created a world.

Which brings us back to Doctorow’s sly title. In 16 essays adapted from reviews, book introductions and public lectures, Doctorow explores the theme of literary and scientific creation, considering how creators shape, and are shaped by, the cu.

Creationists: Selected Essays by E.L. DoctorowFirst Edition, Hardcover in Very Good Condition AboutE. Doctorow is acclaimed internationally for such novels as Ragtime, Billy Bathgate, and The March.

Now here are Doctorow’s rich, revelatory essays on the nature of imaginative thought. In Creationists, Doctorow considers creativity in its many forms: from the literary (Melville and Mark. Buy a cheap copy of Creationists book by E.L.

Doctorow. Doctorow is acclaimed internationally for such novels as Ragtime, Billy Bathgate, and The March. Now here are Doctorow’s rich, revelatory essays on the nature Free shipping over $Cited by: 6. Get this from a library. Creationists: selected essays, [E L Doctorow] -- In a new collection of essays, the author offers a series of reflections on the nature of imagination and creativity, looking at diverse forms of creative endeavor--from the literary and scientific.

Buy Creationists: Selected Essays, Reprint by Doctorow, E L (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(9). Get this from a library. Creationists: selected essays, [E L Doctorow]. Listen to Creationists: Selected Essays, audiobook by E.L.

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So if you have school works, or need to analyse a book or better yet, want to enter a writing competition, this is the software for. Contents Preface PART I 4 Chapter 11 Thick Description: Toward an Interpretive vii Theory of Culture 3 PART II Chapter 21 The Impact of the Concept of Culture on the Concept of Man 33 Chapter 31 The Growth of Culture and the Evolution of Mind 55 PART III Chapter 41 Religion As a Cultural System 87 Chapter 51 Ethos, World View, and the Analysis of.

Strictly defined, creationism is based on a literal reading of the Bible's Book of Genesis, which describes the creation of the world and all the life in it over a period of six days. There are many flavors of creationists.

Young-Earth creationists, including the Australian-born Ham, interpret the Bible to mean. The book also alights on a tautology that, like all tautologies, is gloriously unimpeachable: Whatever survives survives.

But I still wasn’t sure why a book that never directly touches on human evolution, much less the idea of God, was seen as having unseated the story of creation. Gould was known by the general public mainly for his popular essays in Natural History magazine, and his numerous books written for both the specialist and non-specialist.

In Aprilthe US Library of Congress named him a " Living Legend ".Doctoral advisor: R. Batten, J. Imbrie, Norman D.

Newell. Written By: Creationism, the belief that the universe and the various forms of life were created by God out of nothing (ex nihilo). It is a response to modern evolutionary theory, which explains the emergence and diversity of life without recourse to the doctrine of God or any other divine power.

In this essay, I share our ten theses on creation and evolution—or what we call Mere Creation. This is not what young-earth creationists believe or old-earth creationists .Pilgrim at Tinker Creeknonfiction narrative.

In I wanted to try my hand at prose. My journals were full of facts that I used to write Pilgrim at Tinker Creek (), a sustained nonfiction narrative about the fields, creeks, woods, and mountains near Roanoke, Virginia. Because I ''named'' its chapters, in the style of 19th-century narratives, many reviewers took it for a book of essays.

by Coel Hellier Summary Nazi racial ideology was creationist. Hitler considered that the different human races had been created separately. The Aryan race was the "master" race, created as "God's highest handiwork", the other races (Jewish, Black, Slav, etc) were literally "sub-human".

The races had been created by God in their current form (humans had.