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A case of conscience, James Blish

Label
A case of conscience
Title
A case of conscience
Statement of responsibility
James Blish
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Father Ruiz-Sanchez is a dedicated man--a priest who is also a scientist, and a scientist who is also a human being. He has found no insoluble conflicts in his beliefs or his ethics...until he is sent to Lithia. There he comes upon a race of aliens who are admirable in every way except for their total reliance on cold reason; they are incapable of faith or belief. Confronted with a profound scientific riddle and ethical quandary, Father Ruiz-Sanchez soon finds himself torn between the teachings of his faith, the teachings of his science, and the inner promptings of his humanity. There is only one solution: He must accept an ancient and unforgivable heresy--and risk the futures of both worlds..."--P. [4] of cover
Member of
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Character
Award
Hugo Award for Best Novel, 1959.
Awards note
Hugo Award for Best Novel, 1959
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015916
Cataloging source
DLC
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1921-1975
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Blish, James
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
Series statement
After such knowledge novels
Series volume
0003
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  • Life on other planets
  • Ethics
  • Human-alien encounters
  • Faith and reason
  • Religion and science
Target audience
adult
Label
A case of conscience, James Blish
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
1st Impact ed.
Extent
ix, 242 p.
Isbn
9780345438355
Lccn
00190464
System control number
(OCoLC)ocm45074320
Label
A case of conscience, James Blish
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
1st Impact ed.
Extent
ix, 242 p.
Isbn
9780345438355
Lccn
00190464
System control number
(OCoLC)ocm45074320

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