Synod of Sleuths(1990)
Essays on Judeo-Christian Detective Fiction
A non fiction book by Jon L Breen and Martin H Greenberg
In this collection of original essays, several prominent writers and critics of the genre examine the interface of theology and detection. Edward D. Hoch discusses Roman Catholic sleuths; James Yaffe discusses Jews in detective fiction; Marvin Lachman discusses the use of religious cults as mystery story backgrounds; co-editor Breen writes of Protestant religious mysteries and on Mormonism in the mystery; and four authors of mysteries about religious detectives - William X. Kienzle, Ellis Peters, Harry Kemelman, and Sister Carol Anne O'Marie - respond to a series of questions about their work.
Used availability for Jon Breen's Synod of Sleuths
February 1990 : USA Hardback