The parafaith war by L. E. Modesitt Jr.

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Originally published: New York : Tor, 1996.

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StatementL.E. Modesitt, Jr..
The Physical Object
Pagination471 p. ;
Number of Pages471
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Open LibraryOL21687893M
ISBN 101857235584

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The Parafaith War book. Read 44 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Some bad ideas go back a long way and this one goes all the way b 4/5.

The Parafaith War is a wonderful depiction of a The parafaith war book where science, technology, racism, religion and aliens all impact the human race.

Trystin DelSoll is a cliche Modesitt hero. He's incredibly talented and a very strange compound of a beta-male growing in a society /5(50). A standalone military science fiction adventure from, L. Modesitt, author of the bestselling Saga of Recluce series, The Parafaith War combines hard science fiction adventure with an insightful examination of the relationship between the sacred and the the Brand: Tom Doherty Associates.

The author spends 95% of the book with a slow long build-up, then its over. The end seems like it was squeezed out at the last minute, and is not really plausible. The whole book is a case study; in a false equivalency between religious fanatics and rational people.

THE PARAFAITH WAR User Review - Kirkus. Far-future interstellar war yarn from the author of Of Tangible Ghosts (), etc. The planets of the Eco-Tech Coalition are under siege by the teeming, lower-tech, religious-fanatic Revenants of the 3/5(1).

You will learn from The Parafaith War. It may even change the way you think about things. Read it and reap.” —Geocities “L.E. Modesitt, Jr., has a knack for getting to the heart of the matter. His world is complex and believable, and his characters crackle with life.

The Parafaith War is a well-crafted study of society and personality.”. The Parafaith War was the first book by L. Modesitt that I've had the chance to get my hands on.

From the first moment when I thumbed through the pages and read the blurb in my local bookshop I knew I had something special of the book follows Trystin Desoll, a young Eco-Tech military officer on his growth and development, from a simple line officer, manning what is in essence 5/5(5).

Get this from a library. The parafaith war. [L E Modesitt] -- Trystin Desoll has fought religious fanatics for years who claim they have a divine right to more territory on the home planet, and suddenly he The parafaith war book a bright idea for solving the problem.

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His work appeals to people who want to lose themselves in a detailed world complete with the reasons a particular magic works or does not. Get this from a library. The parafaith war. [L E Modesitt, Jr.] -- Trystin Desoll has grown up fighting religious fanatics from the Revenant Theocracy, but the conflict is weakening both societies.

He has a plan to stop the war, but must overcome his own prejudices. A standalone military science fiction adventure from, L. Modesitt, author of the bestselling Saga of Recluce series, The Parafaith War combines hard science fiction adventure with an insightful examination of the relationship between the sacred and the secular/5(2).

The Parafaith War Quotes Showing of 24 “Without power, knowledge is useless. without knowledge, faith is tyranny. Without understanding, humanity is blind, and without all four, it is doomed.”. The Parafaith War L. Modesitt, Jr., Author Tor Books $ (0p) ISBN More By and About This Author.

OTHER BOOKS Buy this book The primacy of ideas over characterization. ― L.E. Modesitt Jr., quote from The Parafaith War “The only absolute truth is change, and death is the only way to stop change. Life is a series of judgments on changing situations, and no. The Parafaith War is a former featured article view the links under Article milestones below to see why the nomination failed.

For older candidates, please check the archive. The Parafaith War is a well-crafted study of society and personality."--Affaire de Coeur. Book Description. A powerful, fast-paced science fiction novel from the author of the hugely popular Recluce novels. Read more. Product details /5(32). Far-future interstellar war yarn from the author of Of Tangible Ghosts (), etc.

The planets of the Eco-Tech Coalition are under siege by the teeming, lower-tech, religious-fanatic Revenants of the Prophet. Some advanced aliens, the Farhkans, are beginning to wonder whether peaceful coexistence with the human race is possible. On Mara, a Coalition planet being terraformed, Lieutenant.

The book is also rather more politically-oriented than The Parafaith War; fans of Modesitt's "The Ecolitan Enigma" should enjoy this is little in the way of graphic material in this book; Modesitt more than makes up for this, though, with thorny ethical dilemmas--ones which are not clearly resolved, and both condemned and applauded.5/5(5).

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The Parafaith War () About book: A long time ago, humans destroyed the earth's environment with their greedy wants and wars. Moving onto other worlds humanity broke into two factions: the Greens, mostly comprised of the brown people's of the world and crazy religious zealots, mostly white people.

The Parafaith War Parafaith Series, Book 1 The Parafaith War combines hard science fiction adventure with an insightful examination of the relationship between the sacred and the secular.

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The Parafaith War isn't the only science fiction book of his that I've reviewed here, there's also Gravity Dreams and Adiamante. The other quote, from the front cover of the book, and from Kirkus Reviews, is: Echoes of both Joe Haldeman's The Forever War and Robert A.

Heinlein's Starship Troopers: dense, gritty, strong on technical details. The Parafaith War Written by: L. Modesitt, Jr. Category: Fiction, Science Fiction, Space Synopsis:This powerful new novel mixes an insightful examination of the sacred and secular with great hard sci-fi.

Trystin Desoll is a young officer of Anglo descent in the culturally Shinto Eco-topian Coalition. In battle to ho. Title: The Parafaith War Format: Mass Market Paperback Product dimensions: pages, X X in Shipping dimensions: pages, X X in Published: Octo Publisher: Tom Doherty Associates Language: English.

I gotta tell you, PARAFAITH WAR by L.E. Modesitt kicked my book-lovin' ass. I enjoyed it, but my speed reading slowed to a crawl. Heck with 1, wpm, I was lucky to get 11 wpm. It took me two weeks (or more) to finish the book - the only time that happens is when I'm reading an eight- or nine-hundred page book.

The Parafaith War: A Novel by L. Modesitt, Jr. Trystin Desoll is a young officer of Anglo descent in the culturally Shinto Eco-topian Coalition.

In the battle to hold back the expansionist Revenant theocracy, Trystin faces ever-tougher challenges from the enemy forces on the ground and in space, while at home he must confront the beginnings Category: Fiction Books > Fantasy.

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