Friday, July 14, 2006

Who's Afraid of Flannery O'Connor?

"The reader wants his grace warm and binding, not dark and disruptive."
   - The Catholic Novelist in the Protestant South

Via this Douglas Jones essay on FOC's depictions of dark grace.

1 comment:

Kathy said...

This is probably the best essay I've ever read concerning Flannery's work and I am not a big fan of all of Douglas Jones' viewpoints, but he surely got it right with this one.