He is ingenious, farsighted, and able to excavate the worlds of others, even the flakiest and most fanatical, with uncanny sympathy
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Sweet Heaven When I Die book. Jeff Sharlet describes his former girlfriend who became a lawyer and a Christian later in life whose liberalism was transformed into Christianity in helping the poor and dispossessed against powerful interest groups.
In Sweet Heaven When I Die, he scours the desert margins of our culture, politics, and religion, training his eye on outlaws, anarchists, fanatics, and saints. In this way, he reveals the unexpected shape of our nation s center, which is to say, our heart. -Peter Trachtenberg, author of 7 Tattoos and The Book of Calamities". He teaches creative nonfiction at Dartmouth College and lives in New Hampshire.
He teaches creative nonfiction at Dartmouth College and lives in New Hampshire. Библиографические данные. Sweet Heaven When I Die: Faith, Faithlessness, and the Country In Between. W. Norton & Company, 2011.
Jeff Sharlet delivers a fine dose of thoughtful skepticism in Sweet Heaven When I Die, his collection of 13 trenchant essays on how we gain, lose, maintain and blindly accept faith. The book belongs to the tradition of long-form, narrative journalism best exemplified by writers such as Joan Didion, John McPhee, Norman Mailer and Sharlet’s contemporary David Samuels. Sharlet contends that this latter faith exists without belief because it operates without understanding. Sweet Heaven When I Die: Faith, Faithlessness, and the Country In Between’ by Jeff Sharlet (Norton). Sweet Heaven goes beyond fringe fundamentalisms and believers’ personal struggles.
Jeff Sharlet is one of the hardest-working journalists I know. He is always hopping on a plane to follow some lead. He is a writer who believes in getting a story directly from the source. It was Sharlet’s work that finally brought the group to the public’s attention. The author’s most recent book, Sweet Heaven When I Die, is a collection of 13 essays about belief, skepticism, and spirituality. Sharlet writes about Brad Will, an anarchist journalist who filmed his own murder by police while covering an uprising in Mexico; BattleCry, an evangelical youth movement devoted to spreading its particular brand of the Christian message; a new-age healer named Sondra Shaye; and renowned intellectual Cornel West
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Including extended journeys published here for the first time, Sweet Heaven When I Die offers a portrait of our spiritual landscape that calls to mind Joan Didion's classic Slouching Towards Bethlehem. see all 2 descriptions). He is ingenious, farsighted, and able to excavate the worlds of others, even the flakiest and most fanatical, with uncanny sympathy.