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God’s Things and Others’

Owen Dudley Edwards

in British Children's Fiction in the Second World War

Published by Edinburgh University Press

Published in print August 2007 | ISBN: 9780748616510
Published online March 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780748653621 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.3366/edinburgh/9780748616510.003.0006
God’s Things and Others’

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This chapter studies the thoughts that adult writers placed into children's minds during the Second World War. It views God as vulnerable, despite Christianity and Judaism going against such a belief; looks at how children really look at religion; and addresses Nietzsche's equation of Judaism and Christianity.

Keywords: religion; God; Christianity; Judaism; children's views; Nietzsche

Chapter.  26339 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Literary Studies (20th Century onwards)

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