TITLE

Coincidence & Conversion

AUTHOR(S)
Chesser, Alicia
PUB. DATE
December 2003
SOURCE
First Things: A Monthly Journal of Religion & Public Life;Dec2003, Issue 138, p28
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Relates experiences of growing up with Protestant parents in Broken Arrow, Oklahoma. Reaction for seeing a Polish Capuchin monk; Consideration of ballet as a sort of religion; Interpretation to an old French proverb about coincidence.
ACCESSION #
11451701

 

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