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Thread: Dickens' religious convictions

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    I went ahead and grabbed my dickens' bio anyways...smiles...

    unfortunately, its an "advance proof" and it doesn't have an index but I did find this passage:

    "dickens's religious beliefs are often the subject of debate, partly because he ridiculed evangelicalism relentlessly in figures like dr chadband in bleak house and mrs clennam in little dorrit, but he was never backward in offering an alternative faith. for him the figure of jesus Christ was a constant image of salvation. love, kindness, forgiveness, benevolence, celebration, mercy, joy, charity, and innocence all had their source, for dickens, in Christ and Christmas." --p162.

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    ack, double post. my dial-up internet connection and this website do not get along with each other.
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