Spiritual Quests: The Art and Craft of Religious Writing.

By: Zinsser, William. (editor).

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8vo - 21 x 14 cm.; 189 pp. Blue paper over boards with dark blue cloth and gilt lettering on the spine. From an explanatory note: "This book originated as a series of talks conceived and produced by the Book-of-the-Month Club, Inc. The talks were held at the New York Public Library in the winter of 1987." Contents: Introduction by William Zinsser, "Getting Here from There; A Writer's Reflection on a Religious Past" by Mary Gordon, "Bringing Down the Fire" by David Bradley, "Writing as a Means of Grace" by Jaroslav Pelikan, "Faith and Fiction" by Frederick Buechner, "A Sense of the Holy" by Hugh Nissenson, "Meditation and Poetics" by Allen Ginsburg. Sixteen page annotated bibliography done by the presenters followed by 3 pages of short biographies of same. Very minor wear to the spine tips and a black remainder mark on the tail edge of the text block, else fine. The unlcipped dust jacket has a trace of shelf wear and is mildly and generally soiled.; Remainder

Title: Spiritual Quests: The Art and Craft of Religious Writing.

Author Name: Zinsser, William. (editor).

Categories: Literature,

Publisher: Boston, Massachusetts., Houghton Mifflin.: 1988

ISBN Number: 0395486165

ISBN Number 13: 9780395486160

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket

Seller ID: 29082

Keywords: Literature; Religion; Culture; Writing; Mary Gordon; David Bradley; Jaroslav Pelikan; Frederick Buechner; Hugh Nissenson; Allen Ginsburg; Faith; Fiction; Meditation;