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Catholicism
  • Author:
    Paul Elie
  • ISBN:
    0151001014
  • ISBN13:
    978-0151001019
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  • Publisher:
    Houghton Mifflin Harcourt; 1 edition (November 1, 1994)
  • Pages:
    325 pages
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    Catholicism
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    4.9
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Tremor of Bliss book.

Tremor of Bliss book. In this unique volume, seventeen distinguished writers explore the deep and varying responses the saints inspire in us today. Richard Bausch recalls going with Walker Percy to a church Few stories are as cherished - and as contested - as the lives of the saints: the joyful St. Francis of Assisi, the steadfast St. Joseph, the ascetic and visionary St. Catherine of Siena.

His book The Life You Save May Be Your Own: An American Pilgrimage received a 2004 National Book Critics Circle Award nomination. He is also a long-time contributor to the Catholic journal Commonweal. Born in New York, he holds a . from Fordham University and an . from Columbia University. Библиографические данные. A Tremor of Bliss: Contemporary Writers on the Saints. Harcourt Brace, 1994.

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Reading about St. Catherine of Siena, or Saint Francis of Assisi in the opening chapters is good reading and sets up.Interesting and insightful, though some of the writers told me much more about themselves than the Saint they were supposedly writing about. Catherine of Siena, or Saint Francis of Assisi in the opening chapters is good reading and sets up the reader for being, as they say, 'in for a good read'.

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Francine Prose writes about Saint Teresa of vila by focusing on the seemingly unlikely notion of irony; Tobias Wolff, in contrast, presents a most straightforward saint, the adventurous Jean de BrÉbeuf, martyred among the North American Indians. Also in the Americas, Enrique Fernández discusses Cuba's santerÃa religion, an Afro-Caribbean form of saint worship that provides an interesting counterpoint to the more traditional Christianity under discussion elsewhere

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He holds a Bachelor of Arts from Fordham University and a Master of Fine Arts from Columbia University. His book The Life You Save May Be Your Own: An American Pilgrimage was awarded the PEN/Martha Albrand Award for First Nonfiction in 2004, and received National Book Critics Circle Award nomination.

A collection of essays includes the works of John Boswell, Enrique Fernandez, Lawrence Joseph, and Tobias Wolff, and explores contemporary responses to the lives of the saints while describing what they did in the face of despair, social indifference, and historical events.

Xtintisha
What a hidden gem; beautifully crafted essays on faith and imagination. Published more than a decade, I'm pleased to have finally discovered it..
doesnt Do You
Anthologies, of whatever category, are never worthy of 5 Stars--by definition they are not original, so their ceiling is 4 Stars. This book on Saints of the Roman Catholic faith have a couple of clunkers mixed in with the majority of winners that they unfortunately drag the endeavor down to only three Stars--that would have easily been 4 had they simply not made the cut in the first place. Reading about St. Catherine of Siena, or Saint Francis of Assisi in the opening chapters is good reading and sets up the reader for being, as they say, 'in for a good read'. But the two chapters that follow, on Saint David, particularly dull reading because of the writing, and Saint Perpetua (so poorly written I chose not to finish the essay) made me wonder what the editor of this collection was trying to accomplish with such an uneven assortment of writing about saints.

Fortunately, the old stand-by saints like Saints Thomas Aquinas, Ignatius, Teresa of Avila, and Our Lady of Guadalupe, et.al. make up the lion's share of the book giving it an easy 3 Star rating--indeed, much closer to 4 Stars than 2!
Sti
An enjoyable description of a few of the saints, from modern perspectives. Good bed-time reading, when only a short bit will do. Also, it brings to mind things you might not have thought about for awhile.
Uanabimo
The attitude of many of these writers seems to be: the faith is a charming vestige of my youth which adds to my sophistication now that I've outgrown it.
I happen to believe in God and in miracles, although like Father Brown said of man-eating tigers, I don't see them under every bush. So I was disappointed in these post-Christian essays, which see the saints from a superior point of view. I must confess, I didn't finish the book. It just didn't seem worth the time. I gave it away half finished. So take my review with a grain of salt.
Malojurus
Interesting and insightful, though some of the writers told me much more about themselves than the Saint they were supposedly writing about. The writers hail from across the religious spectrum and include Protestants, Atheists and lapsed Catholics. Some may wonder about the wisdom of this, but it does give the reader a unique perspective on the power of these Saints lives in a post-Christian age.