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The serpent and the dove : celibacy in literature and life

Author: A W Richard Sipe
Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Praeger, 2007.
Series: Psychology, religion, and spirituality.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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To more fully understand what celibacy is, how it is practiced, the affect it has on the humanness of men of women, and the social effects it presents, the author analyzes historic men who presented  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: A W Richard Sipe
ISBN: 9780313347252 0313347255
OCLC Number: 154677534
Description: xxiv, 262 pages ; 25 cm.
Contents: Introduction / by A.W. Richard Sipe, B.C. Lamb, and Harris Gruman --
Biography, celibacy, and the search for fact --
Foundations of a celibacy crisis --
Gandhi and friends : the sexual/celibate twain meet --
Irish American priests : the road from hero to human --
The radio priest : Charles E. Coughlin --
The television priest : Fulton J. Sheen --
A mixed message : Fulton J. Sheen --
The paperback priest : Andrew M. Greeley --
Double exposure : Andrew M. Greeley --
Fiction, celibacy, and the search for truth --
A bridge from autobiography to the novel : James T. Farrell --
Child abuse in the old sod : James Joyce --
Father and fatherhood : Ethel Voynich and Graham Greene --
Vocation, lost and found : J.F. Powers --
Will the real priest please stand up : Ignazio Silone.
Series Title: Psychology, religion, and spirituality.
Responsibility: A.W. Richard Sipe.
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