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Case of Conscience, a (1958) [Novel]
by James Blish Rating: Weighted - 7.4 / Average - 7.3 of 10 (6 votes) (Rate!)
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Series: After Such Knowledge
Part: 1

Summary :

Father Ramon Ruiz-Sanchez S.J., is a part of a four man scientific commission to the planet Lithia, there to study a harmonious society of aliens living on a planets which is a biologist's paradise. He soon finds himself troubled: how can these perfect beings, living in an apparent Eden, have no conception of sin or God? If such a sinless Eden has been created apart from God, then who is responsible?

Original title: A Case of Conscience
Original languages: English


Genre: FictionScience FictionReligionMessianic

This work is a subwork of the following works :
     After Such Knowledge (1991) [Omnibus Volume]
      Author: James Blish
This work is an adaptation of the following works :
     Case of Conscience, a (1953) [Novella]
      Author: James Blish

Edition #1: Case of Conscience, a

Case of Conscience, a (1958)
Awards: Hugo: Novel (1959)
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Language: English

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Case of Conscience, a (1958)

ISBN: 0345438353

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A Case of Conscience (1958)

Format: Paperback
Publisher: Ballantine Books
Pages: 192

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