Sweeping Up the Heart: A Father's Lament for His Daughter

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Good Books, 1992 - Religion - 86 pages
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Nisly writes eloquently and intimately of his grief and religious and family struggles after the automobile-accident death of his daughter four months after her college graduation. His account is enhanced by a wide range of literary and biblical texts and by his honest questioning, deep anguish, gentle reflection, and obvious love as well as by the faith, hope, and healing which have sustained him through this ordeal. -- Library Journal For the last 20 years, he has been a professor of English at Messiah College in Pennsylvania and has chaired the Department of Language, Literature, and Fine Arts.

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SWEEPING UP THE HEART

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Introduction
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The Truth is Bald and Cold
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Felt a Funeral in My Brain
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