ISAIAH BERLIN: A Life
By Michael Ignatieff. MetropolitanBooks. 356 pp. $30
son to approach. Price’s 11 novels, beginning in 1962 with A Long and Happy Life, cannot be called religious, in that they deal less with divine love than human, less with faith than faithlessness. Yet he has published two volumes of translations from the Bible (A Palpable God, 1978; Three Gospels, 1996) and has spent a lifetime reading and thinking about the nature of this God to whom he has always felt a personal access.
In his reply to Fox, Price makes no more serious argument for God’s existence than that "my...