Roger's Version Author:John Updike A born-again computer whiz kid bent on proving the existence of God on his computer meets a middle-aged divinity professor, Roger Lambert, who'd just as soon leave faith a mystery. Soon the computer hacker begins an affair with professor Lambert's wife -- and Roger finds himself experiencing deep longings for a trashy teenage girl.
An enjoyable and readable novel of ideas, of special interest to anyone interested in skeptical theology, computer science or artificial intelligence. The book explores themes such as scientific and religious views of creation in the lives of believable characters with conflicted love affairs and self-destructive complexes. One of the best of Updike's novels.