From a Christian Ghetto: Letters of Ghostly Wit, Written A.D. 2453

TitleFrom a Christian Ghetto: Letters of Ghostly Wit, Written A.D. 2453
Year for Search1954
AuthorsMacGregor, [John] Geddes
Tertiary AuthorsMacGregor, Geddes
Date Published1954
PublisherLongmans, Green
Place PublishedLondon
KeywordsMale author, UK author, US author
Annotation

Dystopia. Authoritarian with a heavy use of drugs. It is anti-religious and anti-intellectual with a limit of twenty minutes on any single subject in universities. Christianity is considered a disease, and Christians are limited to ghettos, tortured, and always liable to punishment. Presented through the letters from a Christian professor to his student. The teacher is martyred at the end.

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Author Note

The author is an Episcopalian priest, Emeritus Distinguished Professor of Philosophy at the University of Southern California, a Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature, and a recipient of the California Literature Award.

Full Text

1954 MacGregor, [John] Geddes. From a Christian Ghetto: Letters of Ghostly Wit, Written A. D. 2453. London: Longmans, Green. L, LLL

Dystopia. Authoritarian with a heavy use of drugs. It is anti-religious and anti-intellectual with a limit of twenty minutes on any single subject in universities. Christianity is considered a disease, and Christians are limited to ghettos, tortured, and always liable to punishment. Presented through the letters from a Christian professor to his student. The teacher is martyred at the end. The author is an Episcopalian priest, Emeritus Distinguished Professor of Philosophy at the University of Southern California, a Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature, and a recipient of the California Literature Award.