Mysterium and Mystery The Clerical Crime Novel

by William David Spencer

Mysterium and Mystery The Clerical Crime Novel Synopsis

Mysterium and Mystery The Clerical Crime Novel by William David Spencer

Mysterium and Mystery The Clerical Crime Novel Press Reviews

Just as God once put the mysteries of the world right for man, and the modern-day fictional detective restores order to a chaotic world of unreasoning crime, William Spencer makes sense out of a variety of fiction that is becoming increasingly popular. This is an important book for those interested not only in the mystery genre but in the nature of modern-day protagonists. Robin Winks, Yale University This work is astute, careful, and probing. Spencer is like a coroner who dissects the body inch by inch to see exactly what done her in. Lois Sibley, The Christian Century If you take more than a passing interest in the mystery and crime genre, this is a book for you. Roger Miller, The Milwaukee Journal This book is not just an insightful analysis of clerical mysteries, but a joyous celebration of them. Arthur P. Boers, Religious Book Journal This work is astute, careful, and probing. Spencer is like a coroner who dissects the body inch by inch to see exactly what ' done her in.' -- Lois Sibley, The Christian Century If you take more than a passing interest in the mystery and crime genre, this is a book for you. -- Roger Miller, The Milwaukee Journal This book is not just an insightful analysis of clerical mysteries, but a joyous celebration of them. -- Arthur P. Boers, Religious Book Journal

Book Information

ISBN: 9780809318094
Publication date: 15th November 1998
Author: William David Spencer
Publisher: Southern Illinois University Press
Format: Paperback
Pagination: 344 pages
Categories: Literary studies: general,

About William David Spencer

William David Spencer is adjunct professor of theology at Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary in South Hamilton, Massachusetts, and teaches at the Caribbean Graduate School of Theology in Kingston, Jamaica.

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