“Robinson Crusoe” and Modernity

By |2020-06-02T17:52:50-05:00June 2nd, 2020|Categories: Books, Imagination, Literature, Modernity, Religion|

“Robinson Crusoe” contains profound messages for us today. It is an enactment of the modern, secular individual making his way alone in the world and overcoming challenges through the power of his own unaided reason. At the same time, in pointing to a religious interpretation of existence that is never quite fully experienced, it highlights [...]