GOLDEN GOAT (63 pp.)Raymond L. Bruckberger (translated by Virgilia Peterson)Pantheon ($2).
Blessed are ye poor, for yours is the kingdom of GodSt. Luke 6:20.
With these words from the Gospels as his text, a Dominican priest has reworked one of the great Christian parables. Being a Frenchman and something of a man of action too (he fought in the ResistanceTIME, Aug. 11), Father Raymond L. Bruckberger tells his tale with a Gallic verve that makes his theme contemporary as well as timeless. The parable of the Golden Goat:
Once upon a time there was a poor man. He was not meek in spirit,...