Category Archives: Atheism
I’m very grateful for these two new reviews, by Goodreads members, of The Holy Family.
A Boston Globe columnist by the name of Jennifer Graham has recently fallen under the spell of the theatrical and movie musical of Victor Hugo’s 1862 novel Les Misérables. For some reason she has chosen to mark her love of … Continue reading
I’m very grateful to Darrel Ray of Recovering from Religion for his endorsement of The Holy Family, which he shared on the Recovering from Religion Facebook page: Here is a book I would recommend to all RR members. It is … Continue reading
In an interesting bit of juxtaposition, science writer Chet Raymo writes about a recent book that “proves” heaven’s existence, then contrasts it with my belief/unbelief-themed novel, The Holy Family. Here’s the post, or click to read it at Raymo’s Science … Continue reading
My novel The Holy Family opens on a Thanksgiving morning in Manhattan: “A hint of early morning light peeks through the long thin opening between the window shade and the sill…” Novelist Larry Baker, author of The Flamingo Rising and … Continue reading
One element of my novel The Holy Family, which explores the nature of religious belief and unbelief, is a controversial painting of Mary, Joseph, and the infant Jesus. In the novel, the painting is the work of the narrator’s daughter, … Continue reading
Not so long ago I attended a baptism at a Catholic church. Try as I might, I still can’t forget the little illustrative story the priest told as part of his performance of the ritual. The gist of the story … Continue reading