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Title John Updike and religion : the sense of the sacred and the motions of grace / edited by James Yerkes.

Publication Info. Grand Rapids, Mich. : W.B. Eerdmans, [1999]


Location Pub Note Copy No. Status
 Stockton Twp PL Stacks - SKLY-13  813.54 JOH    AVAILABLE
Description xiii, 290 pages ; 24 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 267-278) and index.
Contents Preface / James Yerkes -- Earthworm / John Updike -- Remarks upon receiving the Campion Medal / John Updike -- As good as it gets: the religious consciousness in John Updike's literary vision / James Yerkes -- The obligation to live: duty and desire in John Updike's Self-consciousness / Avis Hewitt -- The pocket nothing else will fill: Updike's domestic God / James A. Schiff -- When earth speaks of heaven: the future of race and faith in Updike's Brazil / Dilvo I. Ristoff -- Updike 2020: fantasy, mythology, and faith in Toward the end of time / David Malone -- An umbrella blowing inside out: paradoxical theology and American culture in the novels of John Updike / Kyle A. Pasewark -- What is goodness? The influence of Updike's Lutheran roots / Darrell Jodock -- Writing as a reader of Karl Barth: what kind of religious writer is John Updike not? / Stephen H. Webb -- The world and the void: creatio ex nihilo and homoeroticism in Updike's Rabbit is rich / Marshall Boswell -- Learning to die: work as religious discipline in Updike's fiction / Wesley A. Kort -- Faith or fiction: Updike and the American renaissance / Charles Berryman -- Giving the Devil his due: leeching and edification of spirit in The scarlet letter and The witches of Eastwick / James Plath -- Guru Industries, Ltd.: red-letter religion in Updike's S. / Judie Newman -- Chaos and society: religion and the idea of civil order in Updike's Memories of the Ford administration / George S. Diamond -- The world as host: John Updike and the cultural affirmation of faith / Donald J. Greiner.
Subject Updike, John -- Religion.
Updike, John -- Religion.
Christianity and literature -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Religious fiction, American -- History and criticism.
Grace (Theology) in literature.
Holy, The, in literature.
Added Author Yerkes, James.
ISBN 0802838731 alkaline paper

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