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Sincerity

How a Moral Ideal Born Five Hundred Years Ago Inspired Religious Wars, Modern Art Hipster Chic, and the Curious Notion That We All Have Something to Say (no Matter How Dull) [Paperback]

by R. Jay Magill

    • Author

      R. Jay Magill

    • Book Format

      Paperback

    • Publisher

      WW Norton & Co

    • Published

      August 2013

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      What do John Calvin, Sarah Palin, Jean-Jacques Rosseau, and Bon Iver have in common? A preoccupation with sincerity. With deep historical perspective and a brilliant contemporary spin, R. Jay Magill Jr. tells the beguiling tale of sincerity's theological past, its current emotional resonance, and the deep impact it has had on the Western soul. At a time when politicians are scrutinized less for the truth of what they say than for how much they really mean it, Sincerity provides a wide-ranging examination of a moral ideal that remains a strange magnetic north in our secular moral compass.

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      • Author

        R. Jay Magill

      • Book Format

        Paperback

      • Publisher

        WW Norton & Co

      • Published

        August 2013

      • Weight

        227g

      • Page Count

        272

      • Dimensions

        140 x 209 x 18 mm

      • ISBN

        9780393346220

      • ISBN-10

        0393346226

      • Eden Code

        4079484

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      • Author/Creator: R. Jay Magill

      • ISBN: 9780393346220

      • Publisher: WW Norton & Co

      • Release Date: August 2013

      • Weight: 227g

      • Dimensions: 140 x 209 x 18 mm

      • Eden Code: 4079484


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