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Rebel With A Cause: The Religious Landscapes of David Adams Richards
Mission and Catholic Identity Publications
  • Michael W. Higgins, Sacred Heart University
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Article
Publication Date
6-18-2010
Abstract

The article focuses on the depiction of religion in the literary works of author David Adams Richards. It notes that his novel "God Is: My Search for Faith in a Secular World," declares that God is present regardless of whether people believe in Him or not. It also relates the life of Richards who was born in Newcastle, New Brunswick in 1950 and whose fiction delves into the economic devastation affecting people in his hometown. It adds that his novel "Passion," includes religious concepts such as kenosis, betrayal and Gethsemane.

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Published: Higgins, Michael W. "Rebel With A Cause: The Religious Landscapes of David Adams Richards." Commonweal 137.12 (2010): 15-17.

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Higgins, Michael W. "Rebel With A Cause: The Religious Landscapes of David Adams Richards." Commonweal 137.12 (2010): 15-17.