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Search for God in Time and Memory

A Search for God in Time and Memory

John S. Dunne

Dunne shows us how we can, through an examination of our own lives and the lives of great writers and philosophers, become closer to “the face underlying all, that of the compassionate God.”

ISBN: 978-0-268-01673-9
248 pages
Publication Year: 1977

John S. Dunne (1930–2013) was the John A. O’Brien Professor of Theology at the University of Notre Dame and the author of over twenty books, including Eternal Consciousness, recipient of the 2013 First Place Catholic Press Association Book Award for Spirituality, The Circle Dance of Time, and his memoir, A Journey with God in Time, all published by the University of Notre Dame Press.

“John S. Dunne is a Catholic theologian who really does understand what it means to listen and discern the voice of God.” — Newsweek

“A profound interpretation of the meaning of time, memory, myth, and death for individuals confronted with the complexities of modern life.” — Library Journal

“Fascinating . . . John Dunne’s profound insights will have far-reaching implications for the Christian community in its continuing search for God.” — Virginia Seminary Journal

“Dunne draws upon the life experiences of individuals ranging from Augustine to Sartre and Camus, showing the possibilities for companionship with God in various stages of life.” — Religious Book Review

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A Search for God in Time and Memory
Paper Edition

Dunne shows us how we can, through an examination of our own lives and the lives of great writers and philosophers, become closer to “the face underlying all, that of the compassionate God.”

ISBN: 978-0-268-01673-9

248 pages

“John S. Dunne is a Catholic theologian who really does understand what it means to listen and discern the voice of God.” — Newsweek

“A profound interpretation of the meaning of time, memory, myth, and death for individuals confronted with the complexities of modern life.” — Library Journal

“Fascinating . . . John Dunne’s profound insights will have far-reaching implications for the Christian community in its continuing search for God.” — Virginia Seminary Journal

“Dunne draws upon the life experiences of individuals ranging from Augustine to Sartre and Camus, showing the possibilities for companionship with God in various stages of life.” — Religious Book Review