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The conversion of Chaplain Cohen a novel. by Herbert Tarr

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Published by B. Geis Associates; distributed by Random House in [New York] .
Written in English

Book details:

LC ClassificationsPZ4.T1915 Co, PS3570.A65 Co
The Physical Object
Pagination341 p.
Number of Pages341
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5878933M
LC Control Number63009443

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Chaplain Cohen must console, heal, and make sense of all the tragedy. In the end, Chaplain Cohen's "conversion" is to a deeper sense of humanity, a deeper feeling for the mission of the Air Force and the nation, and a stronger conviction that faith gives meaning to a person's -- and a nation's -- life/5. Get this from a library! The conversion of Chaplain Cohen, a novel.. [Herbert Tarr] -- Set in the s, this book covers the adventures and daily struggles of Air Force Jewish Chaplain David Cohen at Landers Air Force Base in Mississippi and Goose Bay, Labrador. COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus. For Rabbi Cohen's conversion is from a provincial, that is to say, Brooklynese, Jewishness to the universal, during his hitch as an Air Force chaplain. Rabbi Cohen, or Tarr, may waste space here and there naively explaining how he came to discover that Christians are people too, but he can retell a dog-eared incident, such as a soldier's first.

Click to read more about The conversion of Chaplain Cohen, a novel by Herbert Tarr. LibraryThing is a cataloging and social networking site for booklovers/5(3).   The Conversion of Chaplain Cohen (New York: Bernard Geis, ), the first of his five novels, alternated the sermons with humor and social criticism (as it used to be called), and all for the price of $ The novel went through five printings, selling more t copies in hardback—not bad for a first novel in “The Conversion of Chaplain Cohen” (a novel) by Herbert Tarr, Avon Books, (author’s collection). “Sea of Glory” by Francis Beauchesne Thornton, The World’s Work, (author’s collection). The Conversion of Chaplain Cohen Heaven Help Us! Herbert Tarr ( – Novem ), born Herbert Targovik, was an American Reform rabbi who left his pulpit to become a novelist and humorist, believing he could reach more people that way because "religion is basically out of touch with people."Genre: Literary fiction.

Herbert Tarr is the author of The Conversion of Chaplain Cohen ( avg rating, 38 ratings, 10 reviews, published ), Heaven Help Us ( avg rating 4/5. This is the story of Gary Cohen, a Jewish boy who was persecuted bitterly in school, and how he became a Christian. When his family was shocked at his conversion, Gary joined the army. He suffered through basic training, remained in the army reserves, and eventually became an officer and an army : Dr. Irving H Cohen B'nai Shalom officer s to so I asked one of my chaplain friends for a Bible, which he gave to me. This hit me, and I said, "If this is a book of God, then Irving Cohen is entitled to a revelation." But I had two problems. Problem No. 1: The book said I had to ask in the name of Jesus Christ, and I didn't. Jewish chaplains have been featured as main characters in books such as Herbert Tarr's The Conversion of Chaplain Cohen (which also includes an excellent portrayal of the U.S. Air Force Chaplain School experience), and Chaim Potok's The Book of Lights. In the brutal dystopian future of Warham, chaplains are Space Marine warrior.