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Bernard Shaw"s remarkable religion

a faith that fits the facts

by Stuart E. Baker

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Published by University Press of Florida in Gainesville .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Shaw, Bernard, 1856-1950 -- Religion.,
  • Religious drama, English -- History and criticism.,
  • Rationalism in literature.,
  • Religion in literature.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [251]-259) and index.

    StatementStuart E. Baker.
    SeriesThe Florida Bernard Shaw series
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR5368.R4 B26 2002
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxviii, 263 p. ;
    Number of Pages263
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3950760M
    ISBN 100813024323
    LC Control Number2001043729

    George Bernard Shaw (J – November 2, ) was an Irish playwright and a co-founder of the London School of Economics. He was an atheist and ardent socialist, who wrote many brochures and speeches for the Fabian Society. He is the only person to have been awarded both a Nobel Prize in Literature () and an Oscar (), for his contributions to .


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The Preface to Saint Joan is one of Shaw's longer ones and presents again many of his views of the personage of Joan from a more objective point of view.

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