"The central doctrine of Christianity, then, is not that God is a bastard. It is, in the words of the late Dominican theologian Herbert McCabe, that if you don’t love you’re dead, and if you do, they’ll kill you."--Terry Eagleton

"It is impossible for me to say in my book one word about all that music has meant in my life. How then can I hope to be understood?--Ludwig Wittgenstein

“The opposite of poverty is not wealth; the opposite of poverty is justice."--Bryan Stevenson

Tuesday, July 25, 2006

Tough Minded Optimism

Came across this via The Mad Priest in a roundabout way (well, through the link here, actually), and I just like it.

A worthy descendent of Beowulf and The Dream of the Rood and even Caedmon's Hymn.

Ah, to be a pilgrim.


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