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  1. Dayspring: A Novel cover


    Spencer Bain is a modern man of science, a university anthropologist doing fieldwork in a small New Mexican town. Used to long separations from his wife, a UCLA professor equally dedicated to her career, he is mostly untroubled by his infidelities, and hers; that is, until now. In order to… Read more »

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  1. First Chapter: Dayspring

    October 14, 2015 6:09 pm Leave a Comment

    Read the first chapter of the novel Dayspring by Harry Sylvester. If you like what you’re reading, visit the novel’s page to learn more or order! You can also read the Foreword by Philip Jenkins here on this site. I HE SLEPT AWKWARDLY, in the attitude of complete exhaustion, his… Read more »

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  2. John Herreid

    The Poison of Cynicism

    June 5, 2014 5:23 pm Leave a Comment

    Lying there, for the few moments before Maes and the infirmarian raised him, he believed. Perhaps it was exhaustion that lowered the barriers pride and custom had long raised in him; perhaps the lucidity and intuitive accuracy of the vision he had beheld. He might never know, fully. But lying… Read more »

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  3. John Herreid

    “Pulpit Fiction”

    August 21, 2013 9:54 am 5 Comments

    Matthew Schmitz writes over at the First Things blog First Thoughts, reflecting on Randy Boyagoda’s article Faith in Fiction: We have to be more creative about where we look for faith in fiction, and in order to do so, we have to expand our tastes beyond the high modernist aesthetic… Read more »

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