BOOKS KINDLE Saint Peter Killed God author K.J. Kron – fukahire.co.uk
Don t let the title throw you This is a reat book It starts off with a priest Peter trying to Digital Biology get the attention of his congregation Then his attemps suicide but wait in doing so he felt faint then falls and hits his head He wakes up in a mental institution with amnesia What would you doPeter has his journalsiving him insight to the man he was before the accident But what would bring him to try to commit suicide He was a priest What kind of man was he Will he ever be the man he once was The thrilling journe I really wanted to like this book for a couple of reasons First I love the premise it s right up my alley what with my crisis of faith and my conversion to Roman Catholicism and my love of uestioning no make that challenging established authority Second I love what and the kindle are doing towith the publishing world empowering individual authors and I Am Food giving people the opportunity to express themselves to a wider audience than they ever could if they had too through an established publisher But the down side is that you Clotilda get a lot of crap books that aren t published by an established company not because of any conspiracy to keep the little man down or even because of bureaucratic inertia but because they re crap This book is one of those Maybe itets better after the first couple dozen pages but I ll never find out because the writing is atrocious I m sorry but it is I know plenty of people like the book and that s their prerogative I might even enjoy the plot and ideas and whatnot if I keep reading but I don t think I can et past the Bad Writing If The Writing writing If the writing better later then the author needs to o back and rework the beginning so people like me will stay interested I m only Little Beach Street Bakery: A Novel giving this two stars because I d feeluilty about Incest Tales 5 giving it one star having read so little A well writtenripping novel with a subject matter close to the uestions of faith I ve I been thinking about in my own life in the past year or In some ways this reads like a #String Of Sermons Punctuated # of sermons punctuated metaphorical uestion marks so your engagement with the story might depend on your interest in theological musings I enjoyed this than James Frey s The Final Testament of the Holy Bible Both books have a similar message promoting liberal s and expanding social inclusion while retaining a sense of the sacred but whereas Final Testament relies on the magical element of the protagonist s actual Messianic status as automatic validation of his religious opinions Saint Peter uses the device of having an amnesiac man read through his own journals to remember who he is It is easier to sympathize with a man who isn t certain that he s right and who is The Search For Maggie Hare going through a normal sort of midlife crisis of faith Saint Peter makes observations along the way such as that people tend to believe in the religion in which they are raised and that they are likely to believe ridiculous things if many others also believe them It winds up on a skeptical note overall This is a serious and provocative story about a priest who has lost his way to the extent of having also lost his memory From beginning to end it shows his progress in recovering his personal history which fortunately is preserved in a notebook and finding an authentic path forwardIn responding to it I couldo off in various directions For example there s a lot of theology but most of it did not particularly engage me What happens when a priest no longer believes what he preaches Father Pete acts like he's having a nervous breakdown He invites his congregation to walk out of mass in protest with him This fails No one listens to his sermons and he's too old and far too embarrassed to start overThree days later Father Pete wakes in a hospital su. .
Gion or God should really mean to people which makes him a heretic for the #CHURCH DOESN T NEED PSYCHOLOGICAL LECTURES # doesn t need psychological lectures only reuires people to follow two thousand year old dictates from people who thought the world unmovable and flat The strengths of this novel are to be found in the author s characterization of Peter and its literary scholarship Peter as lawyer turned priest still not liking the life he was living for he was a sensitive person and couldn t live a lie thus attempting to start a modern church and later trying to kill himself when that became impossible brings to the reader a very real character A man of the cloth believing religion is immoral that the church s thinking is insane is uite the memorable character Religious themes can often amount to No, No, Charlie Rascal grim reading but the reader becomes so engaged with this story coming to feel like Peter does that the Church doesn t have a monopoly on wisdom Philosophers writers and scientists have all provided us with ample wisdom that far exceeds thelorious wisdom of the church The reader admires Peter s courage in accepting and declaring there s a better Way acknowledging before the big uns that religion doesn t make sense to him that it s simply madness that he d rather live as a beggar before returning to the church The Bishop laughs at his realizations The monsignor admits that if he had the mindset of Peter he d have to believe the devil took possession of his body taking him on a path straight to hell Two thousand years of brainwashing have had a huge impact taking him on a path straight to hell Two thousand years of brainwashing have had a huge impact the minds of people who have forgotten how to think but Peter hasn t And so the life of
The Church Continues On As church continues on as but Peter has made his choice walking outside into the sunny day with a smile symbolically killing God A novel that shifts the centre of understanding and religious consciousness This was a reat book I don t have a lot of time for reading and this one تهران پایتخت دویست ساله-مجموعه مقالات gave me problems because I could never find aood stopping point There was always something else I wanted to know so I would keep reading just a little longerThe author has created a main character that is both frustrating and endearing You re pulling for him from page one as you along with him try to figure out what the heck is Fap for the Mothman going onI would highly recommend this book Here is a book that is written to be provocative It is a faith uestioning read that many might find offensive BUT it is well written and the characterization is captivating Kron knows how to create a character the reader cares about and does well with interior conflictA faith unchallenged is not a faith worth having As an author of devotionals and faith affirming fiction my faith has already been challenged androunded I don t mind reading a book that uestions the faith However some people of weaker faith will find this read ruffling to their feathers causing resentment and angerI m sorry to say that the theology and Biblical illusions the reader finds in this book might be twisted but the character is in an insane asylum so what would you expect I don t understand trashing the author s entire work because the reader doesn t agree with the theologyI felt that the author s uestions have merit The church in my opinion is not uite what Jesus meant for it to be at all The methods and madness of the Priest I do not agree with but the author s handling of the situation is realistic and riveting. T out Is he crazy or is it actually his destiny to change the church The only flock he has now are his fellow patients Here he begins his journey to retrieve what he has forgotten those crazy religious beliefs in his notebook entries which look less and less crazy to him the details of his attempted suicide and the real Father Pe.
K.J. Kron Û 6 ReadXcept for a stimulating presentation the priest makes to his parishoners that draws an interesting conclusion from the seuence in which the books of the New Testament were written most seems to skim the surface of the Big uestions and to assume that a conservative Catholic perspective is the only alternative to
disbeliefCharacter development is another uestion Throughout his life Father Peter in the notebook he oddly refers to himselfdevelopment is another uestion Throughout his life Father Peter in the notebook he oddly refers to himself the third person as Saint his life Father Peter in the notebook he oddly refers to himself in the third person as Saint has received perhaps than his share of chronic low rade abuse There was a period prior to taking his vows when he d been a highly paid lawyer but that part doesn t seem to fit with the rest How he transitioned to that position in life from the unloved and hurting child he d been previously is #not explained His decision then to abandon that and enter the priesthood # explained His decision then to abandon that and enter the priesthood not entirely credible Perhaps the problem is that much of that backstory is rendered in summary fashion presumably straight from the notebook he reads At most points in the narrative he seems highly vulnerable but also skeptical and determined to discover a course for his life that makes sense to himBecause I find myself on a crusade about issues of uality in the books being published these days I have to mention that this one still needs a copy editor There are two points just to pick an example where the word conveniences is spelled convinces I m oing to continue dinging books for things like that as long as I find themAll in all however this Diamonds and Daisies gets four stars from me because of the earnest attempt torapple with a subject that s both important and difficult and because the narrative made me care about Peter I had to stay with it in order to find out how he worked things out I m bias I wrote the book Hope you กลิ่นกาสะลอง give it a try Saint Peter Killed God is a wonderful book that must be read by the masses The title may throw you but the story that follows is exciting and hard to put down It is alwaysreat to uncover a new talent in thriller writing of which Karl Kron most definitely is and I am looking forward to reading of his work Saint Peter Killed God does not prepare you for the thrilling page turner that follows It is a well researched story which begins a man seemingly suffering breakdown but keeps you The Kings Nursemaid guessing all the way through about what actually isoing on The main protagonist is a richly drawn character who makes you root for him from the very beginning and as the narrative unfolds you also feel like you really know him The chapters are expertly woven and the ending is a delight A reat book which is highly recommended Kron s delineation of a man of the cloth his main character Peter is extraordinary From beginning to end there is identification with him This is because the reader wants to understand the mystery surrounding his suicide attempt his amnesia his association with and beliefs concerning religion and the church which all become so personal that at the end the reader cannot help but feel as he does that all we need to do is exercise our minds and bodies while living peacefully that after we love and take care of ourselves we spread that love to family and friends making them feel important which in turn makes us feel important for with so many people in the world we feel insignificant and what could be important than to feel needed This is Peter s ultimate realization his summary of what reli. Ffering from amnesia after attempting suicide He finds a notebook he doesn't remember filling with entries referring to himself as Saint Peter His entries are so outlandish he knows he's insane but the other patients begin joining him in prayers They thank him claiming he's better therapy than any of the doctors He can't figure