"The reviews range in topics from religion, homiletics, theology, biographies, fiction, literary criticism, psychology and intellectual history. Whether history or letters, they always touch on religion, one of O'Connor's central concerns. At the same time, the reviews are testimonies to her rich intellectual life, as evidenced in the variety of books treated and in the rigor to which she submitted her religious convictions. . . . This collection provides valuable material to enrich an understanding of O'Connor's fictional and personal worlds of grace."--Journal of the American Academy of Religion
About the Author
Leo Zuber began compiling and gathering this material before his death in 1980. Carter Martin, professor of English at the University of Alabama in Huntsville and author of The True Country: Themes in the Fiction of Flannery O'Connor, completed the task of editing and wrote the introduction.