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Description - Letter to a Man in the Fire by Reynolds Price

Does God Exist and Does He Care? In April 1997 Reynolds Price received an eloquent letter from a reader of his cancer memoir, A Whole New Life. The correspondent, a young medical student diagnosed with cancer himself and facing his own mortality, asked these difficultQuestions. The two began a long-distance correspondence, culminating in Price's thoughtful response, originally delivered as the Jack and Lewis Rudin Lecture at Auburn Theological Seminary, and now expanded onto the printed page as Letter to a Man in the Fire. Harvesting a variety of sources -- diverse religious traditions, classical and modern texts, and a lifetime of personal experiences, interactions, and spiritual encounters -- Price meditates on God's participation in our fate. With candor and sympathy, he offers the reader such a rich variety of tools to explore these questions as to place this work in the company of other great tetsaments of faith from St. Augustine to C. S. Lewis. Letter to a Man in the Fire moves as much as it educates. It is a rare combination of deep erudition, vivid prose, and profound humanity.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780684856278
ISBN-10: 0684856271
Format: Paperback
(215mm x 127mm x 7mm)
Pages: 112
Imprint: Scribner
Publisher: Simon & Schuster
Publish Date: 1-Oct-2000
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Reynolds Price

REYNOLDS PRICE is James B. Duke Professor of English at Duke University.

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