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Paul Wilkes is an\ journalist and author. His book, Temptations, is part of the Upton Bell Collection at UMass Lowell Libraries in O'Leary Library, 2nd Floor Special Collections and includes a personal inscription.
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Call Number: PS 3573 .I437 D58 1993
Publication Date: 1993-02-02
"A refreshing, almost curious study of one very modern man's investigation of the spiritual life." LOS ANGELES TIMES BOOK REVIEW Joseph is a well-known journalist who lives a very public life. Yet in is way he is a devout Catholic, drawn to the cloistered life of a Trappist monastery he had visited years before on a story. He's hoping to write a book about the hidden souls there, but his visits with the charismatic Father Columban begin to waken his long-dormant spirituality. Then he begins to hear stories about the mysterious circumstances surrounding the recent death of a young, aspiring monk. And as he struggles between the sacred and the profane, Joseph begins to wonder which is worse.... From the Paperback edition.