10.30
Misc: The Passion of Flannery O’Connor

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Flannery O'Connor James Parker writes for The Atlantic about how the Prayer Journal of Flannery O’Connor sheds more light on her writing. He writes, “O’Connor’s was not the shifty, reactive, and merely local variety that passes for irony today: sitcom irony, skinny-jeans irony. It was vertical and biblical: the irony by which the mighty are lowered, the humble exalted, and the savior dies on a cross.” Read it here: The Passion of Flannery O’Connor

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10.29
Going on: Why a Theologian Can Never Retire

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Hauerwas

After teaching Theology at Notre Dame and Duke for 45 years, Stanley Hauerwas is retiring, and yet, he explains, a theologian can never really retire. “The work of theology is never really done. That is good news. The work of theology can never be done alone. That is even better news.” Read the whole thing at Religion and Ethics here: Going on: Why a Theologian Can Never Retire

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