God and the American Writer

Alfred Kazin discusses his study of religious imagination in modern writing entitled “The Almighty Has His Own Purposes.” Kazin’s books include An American Procession, an overview of American writers in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, and A Writer’s America, on the uses of landscape in American writing from Jefferson to the present.

At the time of this interview, Kazin was professor of English at the Graduate School and University Center of the City University of New York.

This edition of Soundings was conducted by Wayne J. Pond.

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