Owen Barfield is a distinguished British man of letters and the author of many books including History in English Words, Poetic Diction, Saving the Appearances, Speaker’s Meaning, What Coleridge Thought, The Rediscovery of Meaning and Other Essays, and History, Guilt, and Habit. A fellow of the Royal Society of Literature, he lives in Dartford, Kent.
Jun 01 1982
Meaning, Revelation and Tradition in Language and Religion
Paul Ricoeur, in his book The Symbolism of Evil, referring to a certain sentence on which he is about to expatiate, begins: “That sentence, which enchants me…” Well, there is a sentence which enchants, and has always enchanted me.