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Adversary and Advocate

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$65.00 • £54.95 • €60.00

ISBN 9780674182912

Publication Date: 01/01/1981

286 pages


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  • Introduction
  • I.The Adversary
    • 1. Adversarial Believer, Adversarial Man of Science
    • 2. The Adversarial Believer and His Family
    • 3. The Adversarial Believer and the World
  • II. Transition
    • 4. The Convert
    • 5. The Convert’s Agony
    • 6. The Convert as Private Adversary
    • 7. The Convert as Public Adversary: Provincial Letters 1–16
  • III. The Advocate
    • 8. The Final Provincial Letters
    • 9. The Letters to the Roannez
    • 10. The Thoughts
  • Conclusion: Adversary and Advocate in the Final Writings
  • Notes
  • Bibliography
  • Index

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