Synod Of Sleuths

Author: Jon L. Breen
Editor: Metuchen, N.J. : Scarecrow Press
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In this collection of original essays, several prominent writers and critics of the genre examine the interface of theology and detection. Edward D. Hoch discusses Roman Catholic sleuths; James Yaffe discusses Jews in detective fiction; Marvin Lachman discusses the use of religious cults as mystery story backgrounds; co-editor Breen writes of Protestant religious mysteries and on Mormonism in the mystery; and four authors of mysteries about religious detectives--William X. Kienzle, Ellis Peters, Harry Kemelman, and Sister Carol Anne O'Marie--respond to a series of questions about their work.
Synod of Sleuths
Language: en
Pages: 161
Authors: Jon L. Breen, Martin Harry Greenberg
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 1990 - Publisher: Metuchen, N.J. : Scarecrow Press

In this collection of original essays, several prominent writers and critics of the genre examine the interface of theology and detection. Edward D. Hoch discusses Roman Catholic sleuths; James Yaffe discusses Jews in detective fiction; Marvin Lachman discusses the use of religious cults as mystery story backgrounds; co-editor Breen writes
Synod of sleuths
Language: en
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Authors: Jon L. Breen, Martin Harry Greenberg
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 1990 - Publisher:

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