By Nancy M. Tischler
Encyclopedia of latest Christian Fiction: From C.S. Lewis to Left at the back of spans the complete breadth of Christian-themed British and American writing from international battle II to the present—well-known and not more widely used authors, acclaimed literary novels, and renowned writing in various genres (mysteries, thrillers, romances), works that discover concerns of religion, works that problem orthodoxy and church practices, and works completely written by way of and for religious evangelicals.Encyclopedia of latest Christian Fiction deals ninety alphabetically equipped entries protecting the field's most vital writers. each one access contains a short biography, non secular and academic historical past, a survey of significant works and subject matters, and a precis of severe reaction, in addition to a bibliography of significant works and feedback. by way of studying evocative, occasionally ignored Christian components in sleek fiction, and by way of exploring the intensity and scope of well known evangelical fiction, Encyclopedia of up to date Christian Fiction deals the richest, so much entire portrait of the function of religion in smooth English writing ever released.
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Such human constructs as marriage and religion, houses and art, are in constant tension with natural change and growth. In many of her novels, Atwood continues this theme of duality, portraying our futile efforts to fix reThe human race is decimating species at an lationships and experiences while the world alarming rate. It is thereby diminishing God, or changes. The largely autobiographical Cat’s the expressions of God. Eye is a witty commentary on how critics strive to turn human experience into pat ide—Margaret Atwood in an interview with Random House ology.
John Mort has reviewed a number of her books for Booklist and for his collection Christian Fiction: A Guide to the Genre, noting that she tells a good story, filled with good characterization and strong research. Her books have been used as supplemental texts in some Christian schools, a testimony to her care and accuracy in working with both Scripture and historical detail. Awards Lynn Austin was named New Writer of the Year by the Moody Bible Institute Write-toPublish Conference in 1993. She was also named Writer of the Year by the Wheaton Writeto-Publish Conference in 1996.
As he describes Los Angeles, “The sunset over the ocean, silhouette of palm trees against the burnt orange sky, the mountains, the Hollywood Bowl on a warm summer evening. ” After finishing dark indeed, yet we are not to be tarnished by it, high school, Bell attended the University nor afraid. We are to take our stand and show the of California at Santa Barbara, where he redemption that is real and near. played basketball and studied for a degree in film. In his senior year, he worked with —James Scott Bell, Interview with “Faith in Fiction,” May 5, 2006 Raymond Carver and was awarded a prize for a screenplay he wrote.