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STUDY GUIDE FOR PEACE LIKE A RIVER BY LEIF ENGER


KEY FACTS

Title
Peace Like a River

Author
Leif Enger

Date Published
2001

Meaning of the Title
It refers to the idea that peace as opposed to war flows softly and gently and that we must give up the rigidity of war and find the soft flow of peace. This image is especially seen in the description of heaven where the joyous souls flow like streams of a river.

Setting
Roofing, Minnesota and the Badlands, North Dakota, predominantly the early 1960, but also 1951 to the present day

Protagonist
Reuben Land

Antagonists
The bullies, Israel Finch and Tommy Basco, members of law enforcement, Jape.........

........Major Themes
Miracles are only miracles if they are witnessed; No matter if our decisions are good or bad, they always have consequences; and God is always with us.

 

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