In this work spanning eight decades, the author portrays in concrete detail the joys and rigors of his boyhood on a midwest farm in a byegone era, followed by ten professional years as a pastor which begin with enthusiasm and end in disillusionment. He gets a second chance at life when he and his family move to a Vermont hill farm and he becomes a professor of philosophy at Lyndon State College. A significant part of this renewal is the resolution of a midlife crisis, which the author casts into a Jungian framework replete with numerous dreams and climaxing in a kind of psychological and spiritual redemption. No narrow scholar, Dr. Vos shares his personal philosophy and interest in the history of ideas as well as his passion for activities which include maple sugaring, hunting, softball and collecting early American antiques.to the cloak room and practice our multiplication tables with flash cards . We learned how to do long division and multiplication . I could hardly wait for manual arts on Friday afternoon, when we went into a special room to make objects of wood, anbsp;...
|Title||:||UP THE HAYLOFT LADDER|
|Author||:||KENNETH D. VOS|
|Publisher||:||Author House - 2013-10|