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Alan Jacobs Gets Lost

Percy is to us what Virgil was to Dante, but cannot fulfill that role straightforwardly because of our hostility to anyone who claims moral authority. But maybe a sardonic, foul-mouthed, bourbon-drinking Catholic Virgil is the one we both need and deserve.

Alan Jacobs writing in Christianity Today. Excellent longish essay well worth the read.

Comments

  1. Matthew Lickona says:

    Quit wandering the Internet and write your paper proposal.

  2. Jonathan Webb says:

    A fustion of thematic posts from The Pot.

    We are unworthy.

  3. Jonathan Webb says:

    Potter used to be a follower of Mr. Luther until he could no longer brook the heresies.

  4. Jonathan Webb says:

    He is the killer of lake trout.

  5. notrelatedtoted says:

    He did not know how long it had been since the navigation system had stopped functioning. He did not know how to repair it, and the manuals didn’t offer any help. The problem was that it kept resetting itself, which is a significant problem when there is no fixed position, no horizon, no point of reference.

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