United States, 1943

Marilynne Robinson

Marilynne Robinson is a novelist and essayist. She received the 2005 Pulitzer Prize in Fiction, and was awarded the prestigious National Humanities Medal by President Obama. Robinson, who studied English in Washington, became well-known through her novels Housekeeping (1980), Gilead (2004), Home (2008) and Lila (2014). She also published several collections of essays, including The Death of Adam: Essays on Modern Thought (1998), The Givenness of Things (2015) and What Are We Doing Here? (2018). Robinson draws part of the inspiration for her novels and essays from the thought of Calvin.

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Journal Nexus

Nexus 81

De strijd tussen goed en kwaad
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Nexus 66

De triomf van de wetenschap
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Nexus 64

Luxe en verval

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The Battle Between Good and Evil

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and the Secret of Man

The Triumph of Science

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