Thy Brother's Wife Summary
Andrew Greeley

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Thy Brother's Wife Summary

The central theme seems to be the relationships between passionate sexual love, sterile and exploitative lust, and the all-encompassing love of God.

Sean the priest spends his life in love with Paul's wife, Nora, while Paul is incapable of loving her. Greeley believes that the love of a woman offers a powerful and fruitful model for humans of God's love. Sean Cronin is a fallible human being who is yet faithful to his...

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