Between Noon and Three: Romance, Law, and the Outrage of Grace

Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing
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Picture a college town in the mid-1970s. An English professor who has become an expert in extramarital dalliances is smitten by one of his graduate students. They meet for lunch around noon, and before three they make declarations of love. Is it possible that their subsequent affair could ultimately teach us something about true forgiveness and the radical meaning of grace? Only Robert Farrar Capon would have the audacity - and the authorial skill - to fashion such a tale. It has taken well over a decade for Between Noon and Three to appear in this, its original form. First published under two separate titles with significant parts excised and an entire section recast, the real Between Noon and Three is actually a trilogy of intertwined tales, each of which exhibits Capon's persistent insistence on the outrageous nature of grace. The original manuscript is here printed in full, including a new introduction by Capon on the work's unusual history.
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About the author

Robert Farrar Capon is the author of numerous books and articles on cooking and theology, a passionate cook, and an Episcopal priest. He lives in Shelter Island, New York with his wife.

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Publisher
Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing
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Published on
Dec 31, 1997
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Pages
295
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ISBN
9780802842220
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Language
English
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Genres
Religion / Christian Theology / General
Religion / Christian Theology / Soteriology
Religion / Theology
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