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glory and the power

the fundamentalist challenge to the modern world

by Marty, Martin E.

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Published by Beacon Press in Boston, MA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Fundamentalism -- Comparative studies.,
  • Glory and the power (Radio program),
  • Glory and the power (Television program)

  • Edition Notes

    StatementMartin E. Marty and R. Scott Appleby
    GenreComparative studies.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBL238 .M37 1992
    The Physical Object
    Pagination225 p.
    Number of Pages225
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21100707M
    ISBN 100807012165
    LC Control Number92-32840

    A few weeks after his life has been saved by Coral Fellows, the priest, desperately trying to evade the soldiers, arrives in a tiny village. Maria, the mother of his child, Brigitta, who . About The Power and the Glory. One of the greatest novels of the twentieth century, in a new edition commemorating its 75th anniversary Seventy-five years ago, Graham Greene published The Power and the Glory, a moralist thriller that traces a line of influence back to Dostoyevsky and forward to Cormac one of the best novels of the twentieth century by Time magazine, it.

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    "The Power and the Glory" is the story of one of the remaining priests who is running for his life and fighting to survive in the hostile environment that was once his parish. There's a price on his head: The lieutenant knows he's out there and is gunning for him/5(). A Christian parable pitting God and religion against 20th-century materialism, The Power and the Glory is considered by many, including the author himself, to be Greene’s best work. ©, , by Graham Greene (P) Blackstone Audio, Inc.


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The Power and the Glory, Graham Greene’s novel about the Mexican state of Tabasco’s virulent anti-church campaign in the s is a powerful statement about courage, duty and the persistence of faith.4/5(K).

"The Power and the Glory" has been called Graham Greene's masterpiece and after having read it I must admit I agree. I am hesitant to compare any novel to Conrad's "Heart of Darkness" but I would be remiss to say that it did not remind me of what many scholars consider one of /5().

Named by Time magazine as one of the hundred best English-language novels written sinceThe Power and the Glory is “a violent, raw” work on “suffering, strained faith, and ultimate redemption” Cited by: 2.

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In The Power and the Glory, Greene examines the bases of sin and salvation by focusing on the final months in the life of a man who is the last priest still practicing his calling in Mexico. In his treatment of the fugitive, Greene offers two possible views of the protagonist's plight, and he allows his readers to form their own conclusions concerning the priest's fate in eternity.

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The Power and the Glory is an ugly story about faith and shame and duty and stubbornness and human frailty. I say “ugly” because it is not a simple story. The Catholic Church was mad at Greene, a convert, for writing it.

It didn’t reflect well on the church’s priests. The American outlaw, Calver, and the nameless priest exist in a mystical, parallel communion throughout The Power and the Glory. Both of their outdated pictures hang in the police station; the photograph of the priest is one taken at a First Communion party long ago.

The Power and the Glory Paperback – November 1, by Graham Greene (Author)/5(39). One of Greene’s most powerful novels, the book takes as its theme the era of religious suppression in Mexico during the early ’s.

An unnamed Catholic priest, an alcoholic with a shameful past in search of either oblivion or redemption, travels through Mexico administering the rites of the church to the poor landless peasants, hunted by a remorseless police officer and always in fear of.

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Ever expanding depth. I wish there were more out to read about this book, the sparknotes suck and I think missed a lot. I took a lot from this, but am not sure if it was Greene's intention to leave me 4/5(24).

The Power and the Glory quizzes about important details and events in every section of the book. SparkNotes is here for you with everything you need to ace. In the world of Graham Greene’s novel, The Power and the Glory, it’s a bad time to be a Catholic.

The book’s hero is an unnamed priest on the run from Mexican authorities after a state Author: Nick Ripatrazone. The first chapter of The Power and the Glory centers upon the meeting between Mr. Tench, the English dentist who is living in Mexico, and the priest-protagonist, who presents himself to Tench as a "quack." The priest secretly plans to escape further religious persecution by sailing to Vera Cruz (a Mexican seaport city) on the General Obregon, which is harbored at the quay, even though he is.

The Power and the Glory is the third novel in William C. Hammond’s rousing nautical fiction series. This volume is set in the late s during the Quasi-War with France and offers readers a look at the new American Navy during the Age of Fighting Sail.

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The Power and the Glory is considered Greene's greatest novel. It is based on actual events in Mexico inwhen the revolutionary government of President Plutarco Elias Calles attempted to eradicate Roman Catholicism by: 2.Anita A dead five-year-old girl, at whose grave Padre Jose refuses to pray.

Beckley, Henry The director of the correspondence school who sends Coral Fellows packets of school lessons that are far more elementary than her chronological potential.

Brigitta The illegitimate daughter of the fugitive priest- protagonist. Calver, James An American bank robber and murderer pursued by the Mexican.THE POWER AND THE GLORY book. Read 3 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. The fourth novel of the Kings of Northumbria series is set d /5.