Published in 1960, A Canticle for Leibowitz is a post-apocalyptic novel from Walter M. Miller. It is widely considered one of the "classics" of science-fiction. The tag should be used for questions about the story, background, or adaptations.

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What is the relationship between Benjamin and Leibowitz?

In Fiat Homo, one of the monks of the Albertian Order of Leibowitz (Brother Fingo) finishes a hand-carved woodcarving of Leibowitz (who had not yet been deemed a saint). The woodcarving was passed ...
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How did the Poet “die for the faith”?

In the section Fiat Voluntas Tua, the Poet receives some mention through the hindsight of history (emphasis mine): the fable had probably arisen out of the story that one of the early Hannegans ...
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Who did Benjamin think Thon Thaddeo was?

In Miller's A Canticle for Leibowitz, at the end of the Fiat Lux section, Benjamin, the seemingly immortal Jewish hermit, interrupts Thon Thaddeo's farewell dinner. As I recall, he (Benjamin) gets ...