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The Flight of Peter Fromm is a novel of ideas disguised as the
biography of a young man from a Pentecostal fundamentalist
background in Oklahoma, who loses his faith while a student at the
University of Chicago Divinity School. His spiritual odyssey is
narrated by his mentor, a professor at the divinity school - who is
actually a humanist who believes neither in God nor in an
afterlife. Although Peter never abandons his theism or his
admiration for Jesus, he reaches a point where he feels it would be
hypocritical to remain within the church and to become the
evangelist he had hoped to be.
The counterpoint between Peter and the narrator reflects the
eternal conflict between theism and atheism. In following the
changes of Peter''s beliefs, almost every aspect of Protestant
theology and ethics is explored. The evolution of Peter''s faith
parallels the evolution of Christian theology, from the day of
Pentecost to contemporary liberal theology.