Why do murder mysteries contain so many vicars?
Mentioned in this episode:
— Measuring religious affiliation in Great Britain by Clive D. Field
— The Nine Tailors by Dorothy L. Sayers
— Death in Holy Orders by P.D. James
— The Murder at the Vicarage by Agatha Christie
— Unnatural Death by Dorothy L. Sayers
— Sidney Chambers and the Shadow of Death by James Runcie
— “The Blue Cross” by G.K. Chesterton from The Innocence of Father Brown
— Literary Distractions by Ronald Knox
— The Cadfael Chronicles by Ellis Peters
— Quiet as a Nun by Antonia Fraser
— St Peter’s Finger by Gladys Mitchell
— Close Quarters by Michael Gilbert
— The Black Seraphim by Michael Gilbert
— Holy Disorders by Edmund Crispin
— “The Guilty Vicarage” by W.H. Auden
— Busman’s Honeymoon by Dorothy L. Sayers
— Christianity and the Detective Story edited by Anya Morlan and Walter Raubicheck
— The Simple Art of Murder by Raymond Chandler
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