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The flight of Peter Fromm.

by Martin Gardner

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Published by W. Kaufmann in Los Altos, Calif .
Written in English


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LC ClassificationsPZ4.G23124 Fl, PS3557.A714 Fl
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 272 p.
Number of Pages272
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5411173M
ISBN 100913232041
LC Control Number73001932
OCLC/WorldCa579648


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The Flight of Peter Fromm is a novel of ideas. In this case, the ideas are philosophical theology ideas. It's kind of enjoyable if you know the theological ideas and people, as the book's narrator gives it's commentary on the various ideas and figures.4/5(17). The Flight of Peter Fromm was suggested to me by a friend who was in an apologetics class at a local seminary.

Uneasily, I found it on amazon, and began to trek through it. The book centers around the main/title character Peter Fromm a young backwoods hick from Oklahoma. Narrates the spiritual odyssey of Peter, a young man from a Pentecostal fundamentalist background, who loses his faith while a student at the University of Chicago Divinity School.

This book follows the changes of Peter's beliefs, exploring the. The Flight of Peter Fromm Martin Gardner No preview available - All Book Search results » About the author () Martin Gardner is the author of more than seventy books on a vast range of topics including "Did Adam & Eve Have Navels?", "Calculus Made Easy", & "The Annotated Alice".

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Published in and set at that divinity school in the late ’s, the novel features the transformation of the fictional Peter Fromm, a young. The Flight of Peter Fromm. Septem at pm the chaplain 23 comments.

The Flight of Peter Fromm by Martin Gardner is a tale of one man’s intellectual and spiritual journey from a literalist, fundamentalist Protestant faith to some other sort of faith.

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