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Why are all the major religions consumed with sex? What makes sex so important whether Buddhism or Islam, Christianity or Mormonism? What is the impact of religion on human sexuality. This book explores this and more. It ventures into territory that has never been examined. You will be surprised at how much religion has influenced your sexuality,…
From Ralph Ellison – author of the classic novel of African-American experience, Invisible Man – the long-awaited second novel. Here is the master of American vernacular – the rhythms of jazz and gospel and ordinary speech – at the height of his powers, telling a powerful, evocative tale of a prodigal of the twentieth century.
"Tell me what happened while there's still time," demands the dying Senator Adam Sunraider to the itinerate Negro preacher whom he calls Daddy Hickman. As a young man, Sunraider was Bliss, an orphan taken in by Hickman and raised to be a preacher like himself. Bliss's history encompasses the joys of young southern boyhood; bucolic days as a filmmaker, lovemaking in a field in the Oklahoma sun. And behind it all lies a mystery: how did this chosen child become the man who would deny everything to achieve his goals? Brilliantly crafted, moving, wise, Juneteenth is the work of an American master.