8 edition of Cases of conscience found in the catalog.
|LC Classifications||BR756 .R67|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||viii, 266 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||266|
|LC Control Number||74076947|
The Science Fiction Encyclopedia lauds A Case of Conscience as “one of the first serious attempts to deal with religion [in science fiction], and [it] remains one of the most sophisticated. It is generally regarded as an SF classic.”. This is a partial manuscript of the Cases of Conscience Concerning Evil Spirits by Increase Mather, an influential Puritan minister and president of Harvard who also administered the Salem Witch Trials. This copy was probably used to prepare the work for publication, as it includes corrections and annotations in Mather's own hand.
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"A Case of Conscience" by James Blish is an interesting science ficton novel which has held up fairly well. Originally written in the s, the story involves a mission to another planet, Lithia, where a race of intelligent beings exist.
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A Case of Consciencewas the first book I re-read and I was underwhelmed. I did remember the Catholicism but the idea is not enough to save the book. A Case of Consciencewas originally written as a novella inthen James Blish wrote.
A Case of Conscience by James Blish, unknown edition, Classifications Dewey Decimal Class / Library of Congress PSL64 C37 Cases of Conscience concerning evil Spirits.
By Increase Mather, President of Harvard Colledge at Cambridge, and Teacher of. a Church at Boston in New-England. Prov. -- That thou mightest Answer the. words of Truth, to them that send unto thee.
Conscience with the power and cases thereof Devided into V. bookes. Written by the godly and learned, William Ames, Doctor, and Professor of Divinity, in the famous University of Franeker in Friesland.
Translated out of Latine into English, for more publique benefit. Ames, William, Keywords: misfortune, conscience, Protestants Oxford Scholarship Online requires a subscription or purchase to access the full text of books within the service.
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All 5/5(1). The whole treatise of the cases of conscience distinguished into three bookes: the first whereof is revised and corrected in sundrie places, and the other two annexed. Taught and deliuered by M. Perkins in his holy-day lectures, carefully examined by his owne briefes, and now published together for the common good, by T.
Pickering Bachelour. A Case of Conscience is a science fiction novel by James Blish, first published in It is the story of a Jesuit who investigates an alien race that has no religion; they are completely without any concept of God, an afterlife, or the idea of sin; and the species evolves through several forms through the course of its life cycle.
The story was originally published as a novella inand. "A Case of Conscience" by James Blish is an interesting science ficton novel which has held up fairly well. Originally written in the s, the story involves a mission to another planet, Lithia, where a race of intelligent beings exist.
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As of tonight, I renounce my citizenship in the United Nations, and my allegiance to the Shelter state.A Case of Conscience. by James Blish,pp. Synopsis. This Hugo winner is about a Jesuit priest, Father Ramon Ruiz-Sanchez, who travels to a newly discovered planet (Lithium) located 50 light years from earth.
He's part of a team sent to investigate whether the planet would be suitable to open up to human contact.