A Case Of Conscience (S.F. MASTERWORKS)

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Father Ramon Ruiz-Sanchez S.J., is a part of a four man scientific commission to the planet Lithia, there to study a harmonious society of aliens living on a planets which is a biologist's paradise. He soon finds himself troubled: how can these perfect beings, living in an apparent Eden, have no conception of sin or God? If such a sinless Eden has been created apart from God, then who is responsible?

Winner of the Hugo Award for best novel, 1959.

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Blish brings to this case of conscience one of the most powerful intellects - and one of the most diverse stories of knowledge, I would say - ever to apply itself to science fiction Brilliants as fireworks - Sunday Times

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James Blish's seminal treatment of religion in SF, a Hugo Award-winning precursor to The Sparrow. With a new introduction by Ken MacLeod.

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