This volume consists of 13 interviews with people who were personally acquainted with Percy, the noted southern Catholic writer who died in 1990. The best interviews are those with Shelby Foote, the Civil War writer and a lifelong friend of Percy’s, and Will Campbell, feisty Baptist preacher and author.
In Focus: National Geographic Greatest Portraits
Leah Bendavid-Val, ed.
Byzantium: Faith and Power (1262-1557)
Helen C. Evans, ed.
American Country Churches
William Morgan, photography Radek Kurzaj
Geography of Religion: Where God Lives, Where Pilgrims Walk
Some might judge this collection of 280 portraits from the 100-year plus history of the National Geographic to be voyeuristic. The photos probably say as much about the editors, photographers—and subscribers—of the magazine as about the subjects themselves.
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