Jack Butler





Jack Butler


Born
in Alligator, Mississippi, The United States
May 08, 1944

Genre

Influences
Science fiction, the Bible


From encyclopediaofarkansas.net:

Jack Armand Butler Jr. is a poet and novelist known for structurally experimental writing, usually dealing with the development of a religious self-awareness transcending orthodox views. His work is often sexually charged and humorous.

Jack Butler was born May 8, 1944, in Alligator, Mississippi, to Jack Butler, a Baptist preacher, and Dorothy Butler, a homemaker. He attended high school in Clinton, Mississippi. He was ordained a Baptist minister in Sedalia, Missouri, in 1965, and pastored the Bethlehem Baptist Church briefly in 1966. He received a BS in math and a BA in English from Central Missouri State College (now Central Missouri State University) in 1966. That year, he married Lynnice McDonald, with whom
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Living in Little Rock with ...

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Nightshade

3.26 avg rating — 23 ratings — published 1989 — 2 editions
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Jack's Skillet: Plain Talk ...

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Hawk Gumbo and Other Stories

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Dreamer : A Novel

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The Kid Who Wanted to Be a ...

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West Of Hollywood: Poems Fr...

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Practicing Zen Without a Li...

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Broken Hallelujah: New and ...

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“I have more faith in my God than to believe He would give me a mind and then ask me not to use it.”
Jack Butler, Living in Little Rock with Miss Little Rock

“Life kept you busy fighting off troubles, and you looked up, and the best parts of your life were gone.”
Jack Butler, Living in Little Rock with Miss Little Rock

“I guess we ought to be tolerant," Lianne said. "They're just nasty because they need help. Everybody ought to be allowed to try and help themselves."

No, ma'am, that aint true," Sarah said. "Some people ought to be shot on sight.”
Jack Butler, Living in Little Rock with Miss Little Rock

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