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August 28, 2014



How about Marilynne Robinson? Granted, she may be considered an outlier but she is both a critical darling and a religious writer, even though her religion is less, shall we say, on the nose than in many 19th-c. novels you discuss.

Mr Punch

I thought of Robinson at once; Carson McCullers and J.F. Powers, in earlier times. David Lodge. I wonder if Ryrie considers Judaism a religion. This doesn't seem right to me.

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