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Love, love, love and other essays : light reflections on love, life, and death

Author: Charles Taliaferro
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : Cowley Publications, ©2006.
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Three days before his death, my father, at 95 years old, held hands with me and repeated the word Love three times. The essays were written over five years. All are written with the aim of combining  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Charles Taliaferro
ISBN: 1561012424 9781561012428
OCLC Number: 62766673
Description: xvii, 181 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Acknowledgments --
An introduction --
pt. 1. Divine love in ordinary time --
A professor's tale --
Jury duty with James Bond --
Shipwrecks and immortality --
Dr. Visitor --
Do not hug a tree on a job interview unless there is a very good reason for doing so --
Drugs, a bear, and an owl : a testimony --
I want to hold your hand! --
I am so sorry! --
The rock of Gibraltar --
Hello Tiepolo --
The Knights of the Round Table in the American colonies --
A student's tale --
Confessions of a sleepwalker --
The goblins and my parents --
Are we in a crisis yet? --
Going down? several problems with hate --
Love from afar --
Conversations with paintings --
Lady wisdom --
Stay awake --
Still standing? --
pt. 2. Divine love in politics and culture --
The counsel of the wise --
Moving images --
Be nice! --
But deliver us from evil --
Prayer and foreign policy --
Dying on campaign --
The romance of politics --
From Russia with faith, hope, and love --
Heaven in China --
Racism and the woods --
Now that is an interesting machine gun --
A modest defense of magic --
Enemies are at the gate, but friends are at the door! --
Shakespeare, actually --
The passion and the happiness of the Christ --
Is the detective chief inspector in love today? --
Going up? : the lighter side of Christian mysticism --
A very large, magical victorian --
The virtues of the cloister --
pt. 3. Divine love --
It's Waterloo, baby! --
It's the siege of Stalingrad, darling! --
Love, love, love --
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Responsibility: Charles Taliaferro.
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