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The Revelatory Body by Luke Timothy Johnson
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At the Existentialist Café by Sarah Bakewell
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The title of this book captures well the mixture of seriousness and skepticism with which the British author regards the French existentialists who were at their zenith in mid-20th century France. Jean-Paul Sartre, Simone de Beauvoir, and Albert Camu ...more
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The Ninth Hour by Alice McDermott
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Everybody's Fool by Richard Russo
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EVERYBODY'S FOOL is a sequel to Russo's NOBODY'S FOOL, written 13 years earlier. In this version, the focus is no longer just on Sully but is expanded to include almost everybody else in small town North Bath, in upstate New York.

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Nobody's Fool by Richard Russo
Nobody's Fool
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The title of this 500 page novel is paradoxical. Donald Sullivan, “Sully”, the principal character is actually “everybody’s fool”, the individual that exposes all of the others characters’ faults and absurdities, as well as his own, in this small dec ...more
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The Divine Dance by Richard Rohr
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A key idea of Rohr's, and one I agree with, is that all religious language is metaphorical. There is no way to even try to grasp the unknowns of infinity except by giving it a name, "God", for example. When that happens, though, "God" begins to assum ...more
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Someone by Alice McDermott
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Pegreen Chehab is a character who appears on the first page of this short, fine novel. She's an ungainly clumsy young woman of Syrian immigrant parents who is a Brooklyn neighbor of the narrator, at this point a seven year old girl Pegreen tends to t ...more
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The Naked Now by Richard Rohr
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As far as I'm concerned, Richard Rohr has written an excellent commentary on what it means to be a mature religious person. Such a person is able to suspend his judgments and avoid the trap of dualistic thinking, black and white, right and wrong, goo ...more
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