Brenda Rickman Vantrease

Brenda Rickman Vantrease

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in White County, Tennessee, The United States
January 01, 1945




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Brenda Rickman Vantrease (born in 1945) is a former librarian and English teacher from Nashville, Tennessee. She grew up and was educated in the Middle Tennessee area where she graduated with a B.A. in English from Belmont University in 1967. During the twenty-five years she served as an educator in Nashville, she earned a masters degree and a doctorate from Middle Tennessee State University. Brenda still resides in Nashville with her husband of 31 years.

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“God had saved him from the fish cellar and that could only mean one thing. He had more work to do. (John Frith, p.64)”
Brenda Rickman Vantrease, The Heretic's Wife: A Novel

“I see you have prepared the chessboard." He grinned a devilish grin. "I thought we could play for it. I win, you marry me. You win, I marry you. That way we both win" (p.120)”
Brenda Rickman Vantrease

“We are more than pawns, Kate. We are free to make our own choices. Kings and bishops shall not forever determine the fate of free men." (Frith) "You're fleeing the wrath of a bishop, aren't you, and the king's soldiers? How can you be anything but a pawn in a dangerous game?" (Kate) "My choice, Kate. My choice not to play by the bishop's rules. A man whose spirit is free will never be a pawn in somebody else's game no matter what the consequences of his choice." (John) (p. 121)”
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