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The Catholic Church, also known as the Roman Catholic Church, is the largest Christian church, with more than 1.299 billion members worldwide.
The College of Saint Benedict (CSB), a women's college, and Saint John's University (SJU), a men's college, are private liberal arts colleges respectively located in St. Joseph and Collegeville, Minnesota, United States, near St. Cloud.
Collegeville Township is a township in Stearns County, Minnesota, United States.
A conscientious objector is an "individual who has claimed the right to refuse to perform military service" on the grounds of freedom of thought, conscience, or religion.
Creative writing is any writing that goes outside the bounds of normal professional, journalistic, academic, or technical forms of literature, typically identified by an emphasis on narrative craft, character development, and the use of literary tropes or with various traditions of poetry and poetics.
This article is focused on English-language literature rather than the literature of England, so that it includes writers from Scotland, Wales, and the whole of Ireland, as well as literature in English from countries of the former British Empire, including the United States.
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Mary Flannery O'Connor (March 25, 1925August 3, 1964) was an American novelist, short story writer and essayist.
Frank O'Connor (born Michael Francis O'Donovan; 17 September 1903 – 10 March 1966) was an Irish writer of over 150 works, best known for his short stories and memoirs.
Jacksonville is a city in Morgan County, Illinois, United States.
Joseph Bottum (often nicknamed “Jody,” born April 30, 1959) is an American author, best known for his writings about literature, American religion, and neoconservative politics.
Minnesota is a state in the Upper Midwest and northern regions of the United States.
Morte d'Urban is the debut novel of J. F. Powers.
The National Book Award for Fiction is one of four annual National Book Awards, which recognize outstanding literary work by United States citizens.
The National Book Foundation (NBF) is an American nonprofit organization established "to raise the cultural appreciation of great writing in America".
Northwestern University (NU) is a private research university based in Evanston, Illinois, United States, with other campuses located in Chicago and Doha, Qatar, and academic programs and facilities in Miami, Florida, Washington, D.C., and San Francisco, California.
A novelist is an author or writer of novels, though often novelists also write in other genres of both fiction and non-fiction.
A short story is a piece of prose fiction that typically can be read in one sitting and focuses on a self-contained incident or series of linked incidents, with the intent of evoking a "single effect" or mood, however there are many exceptions to this.
Walker Percy, Obl.S.B. (May 28, 1916 – May 10, 1990) was an American author from Covington, Louisiana, whose interests included philosophy and semiotics.
Wheat That Springeth Green is J. F. Powers's last novel.
Wilbur Wright College, formerly known as Wright Junior College, is a public community college in Chicago.
World War II (often abbreviated to WWII or WW2), also known as the Second World War, was a global war that lasted from 1939 to 1945, although conflicts reflecting the ideological clash between what would become the Allied and Axis blocs began earlier.