Saturday, July 6, 2013

O'Connor meet McCleary, McCleary meet O'Connor

"One of the effects of modern liberal Protestantism has been gradually to turn religion into poetry and therapy, to make truth vaguer and vaguer and more and more relative, to banish intellectual distinctions, to depend on feeling instead of thought, and gradually to come to believe that God has no power, that he cannot communicate with us, cannot reveal himself to us, indeed has not done so, and that religion is our own sweet invention. This seems to be about where you find yourself now. 
Of course, I am a Catholic and I believe the opposite of all this."
Flannery O'Connor- Letter to Alfred Corn, June 16, 1962

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