Saturday, December 22, 2012

Has Fiction Lost Its Faith?

Essay by Paul Elie in The New York Times.
"Forgive me if I exaggerate. But if any patch of our culture can be said to be post-Christian, it is literature. Half a century after Flannery O’Connor, Walker Percy, Reynolds Price and John Updike presented themselves as novelists with what O’Connor called 'Christian convictions', their would-be successors are thin on the ground."

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