Invitation to the Classics

Invitation to the Classics : A Guide to Books You' Ve Always Wanted to Read

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Invites readers to learn more about the great authors and books of Western culture, and inspires them to read these masterworks.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 384 pages
  • 175 x 229 x 21.84mm | 907.18g
  • Baker Books, a division of Baker Publishing Group
  • Ada, MI, United States
  • English
  • 080106810X
  • 9780801068102
  • 437,059

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Invitation to the Classics is sponsored by
The Trinity Forum
"Contributing to the transformation and renewal of society through the transformation and renewal of leaders."
Invitation to the Classics is your guide to those great works of literature that you always meant to read. Full color and engaging, this book is a gateway to the fulfilling pursuit of understanding our culture by exploring its most enduring writings. "These sparkling essays remind us of the deep pleasures of literature and its power to instruct and delight."--Publishers Weekly
"A magnificent resource, an urgently needed publication in an era when politically correct higher education is trying to deconstruct Western civilization. Wonderful!"--Charles Colson
"This important publication should be in every library and out on the table in every Christian home."--Dallas Willard
"Immerses us in the wisdom of the ages, those noble thoughts that enrich society's values and guide our youth along positive paths toward fruitful lives."--President Jimmy Carter
"A wonderful resource to help us escape our 'tiny world.'"--Critique
"A literary road map of the classics."--Today's Librarian Louise Cowan is professor of literature at the University of Dallas and cofounder of the Dallas Institute of Humanities and Culture. She is the author of many books and essays on literary and educational topics.
Os Guinness is a senior fellow with The Trinity Forum and the author of many books, including Time for Truth, The Call, and Long Journey Home.
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About Louise Cowan

Louise Cowan is a professor of literature at the University of Dallas and a cofounder of the Dallas Institute of Humanities and Culture. She is the author of two books and of numerous essays on literary and educational topics. Os Guinness is a senior fellow with the Trinity Forum and the author of many books, including "The American Hour, God in the Dark, "and "Answering the Call."
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