By David Leigh
The booklet makes use of techniques from literary feedback, developmental psychology (influenced through Erik Erikson, James Fowler, and Carol Gilligan), and spirituality (influenced through John S. Donne, Emile Griffin, Walter Conn, and Bernard Lonergan).
Each textual content is learn within the mild of the autobiographical culture all started by way of St. Augustine’s Confessions, yet with a spotlight on distinctively smooth and post-modern variations of the self-writing style. The twentieth-century context of spiritual alienation, social autonomy, identification crises and politics, and the quest for social justice is tested in each one text.
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Circuitous Journeys: Modern Spiritual Autobiography (Studies in Religion and Literature) by David Leigh