Rowing to Sweden : Essays on Faith, Love, Politics and Movies

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  • Copyright: 2010-05-16
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Rick Barton's first collection of nonfiction contends with an impressive range of cultural and political issues. These award winning essays display a keen and perceptive critical eye trained always on the zeitgeist, whether it's the 1960s, the political climate of the new millennium or anywhere between.

Table of Contents

Introduction Art and the Spirit: A Critical Autobiographyp. 13
Searching For Faithp. 25
Rowing To Sweden: A Postmodern Confession of Faith 2009p. 27
Faithfulness in Doubt and the Miracle of Grace 2000p. 37
Yearning For the Hand of God 2003p. 47
Striving For Justicep. 55
Crime, Punishment, and Hopes for Redemption 1996p. 57
Facing Failure, Finding Faith 1998p. 66
Official Injustice and the Ordinary Face of Evil 2000p. 76
History In Image 2003p. 88
How the State of Illinois Made Me a Criminal in Louisiana 2004p. 95
Lessons of Warp. 107
A Hiding Place In Hell 1994p. 109
All For One 1998p. 115
Lessons of War 2000p. 123
Your Enemy, Yourself 2007p. 136
Eros and Agapep. 145
Hot and Cold 1997p. 147
Lives of Quiet Desperation 1997p. 154
The Way We Were 2003p. 161
Writer in the House 2003p. 169
Race Mattersp. 177
Four Eyes That Can't See 1989p. 179
Dialogues in Black and White 1991p. 189
Race Matters 1995p. 198
Another Country 1995p. 205
Idealism, Narcissism, and Waning Hope 1997p. 212
Yearning for Redemptionp. 223
Predators of Innocence 2001p. 225
Praying for Forgiveness 2002p. 234
Melancholy Analysis, Gritty Hope 2002p. 242
Across the Dividep. 255
Fording the Cultural Bosporus 2000p. 257
Mourning After 2001p. 271
Lost Boys 2003p. 280
Patterns of Confusion and Blunderp. 291
Patterns of Confusion and Blunder 2004p. 293
Corporate Coup? 2004p. 301
Lessons From the Pit 2005p. 309
Quagmire 2007p. 317
Reflections in the Dark 2008p. 326
Breaches of Faith 2008p. 338
Friends and Familyp. 361
The Lessons of 9/11 2006p. 363
Ties That Bind 2007p. 370
Saluting Heroesp. 379
This I Know 1993p. 381
The Mouth That Roared 1997p. 393
The Unarmed Anarchist 2002p. 401
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