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John Updike and religion : the sense of the sacred and the motions of grace / edited by James Yerkes.

Contributor(s): Yerkes, James.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Grand Rapids, Mich. : W.B. Eerdmans, c1999Description: xiii, 290 p. ; 24 cm.ISBN: 0802838731 (alk. paper).Subject(s): Updike, John -- Religion | Christianity and literature -- United States -- History -- 20th century | Religious fiction, American -- History and criticism | Grace (Theology) in literature | Holy, The, in literature
Contents:
Preface / James Yerkes -- Earthworm / John Updike -- Remarks upon receiving the Campion Medal / John Updike -- As good as it gets: the religious consciousness in John Updike's literary vision / James Yerkes -- The obligation to live: duty and desire in John Updike's Self-consciousness / Avis Hewitt -- The pocket nothing else will fill: Updike's domestic God / James A. Schiff -- When earth speaks of heaven: the future of race and faith in Updike's Brazil / Dilvo I. Ristoff -- Updike 2020: fantasy, mythology, and faith in Toward the end of time / David Malone -- An umbrella blowing inside out: paradoxical theology and American culture in the novels of John Updike / Kyle A. Pasewark -- What is goodness? The influence of Updike's Lutheran roots / Darrell Jodock -- Writing as a reader of Karl Barth: what kind of religious writer is John Updike not? / Stephen H. Webb -- The world and the void: creatio ex nihilo and homoeroticism in Updike's Rabbit is rich / Marshall Boswell -- Learning to die: work as religious discipline in Updike's fiction / Wesley A. Kort -- Faith or fiction: Updike and the American renaissance / Charles Berryman -- Giving the Devil his due: leeching and edification of spirit in The scarlet letter and The witches of Eastwick / James Plath -- Guru Industries, Ltd.: red-letter religion in Updike's S. / Judie Newman -- Chaos and society: religion and the idea of civil order in Updike's Memories of the Ford administration / George S. Diamond -- The world as host: John Updike and the cultural affirmation of faith / Donald J. Greiner.
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PS 3571 .P4 Z743 1999 (Browse shelf) Available 30092100697037
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 267-278) and index.

Preface / James Yerkes -- Earthworm / John Updike -- Remarks upon receiving the Campion Medal / John Updike -- As good as it gets: the religious consciousness in John Updike's literary vision / James Yerkes -- The obligation to live: duty and desire in John Updike's Self-consciousness / Avis Hewitt -- The pocket nothing else will fill: Updike's domestic God / James A. Schiff -- When earth speaks of heaven: the future of race and faith in Updike's Brazil / Dilvo I. Ristoff -- Updike 2020: fantasy, mythology, and faith in Toward the end of time / David Malone -- An umbrella blowing inside out: paradoxical theology and American culture in the novels of John Updike / Kyle A. Pasewark -- What is goodness? The influence of Updike's Lutheran roots / Darrell Jodock -- Writing as a reader of Karl Barth: what kind of religious writer is John Updike not? / Stephen H. Webb -- The world and the void: creatio ex nihilo and homoeroticism in Updike's Rabbit is rich / Marshall Boswell -- Learning to die: work as religious discipline in Updike's fiction / Wesley A. Kort -- Faith or fiction: Updike and the American renaissance / Charles Berryman -- Giving the Devil his due: leeching and edification of spirit in The scarlet letter and The witches of Eastwick / James Plath -- Guru Industries, Ltd.: red-letter religion in Updike's S. / Judie Newman -- Chaos and society: religion and the idea of civil order in Updike's Memories of the Ford administration / George S. Diamond -- The world as host: John Updike and the cultural affirmation of faith / Donald J. Greiner.

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