"Two or three of the ladies had pronounced views on points of doctrine, particularly sin and damnation, which they never learned from me.  I blame the radio for sowing a good deal of confusion where theology is concerned.  And television is worse.  You can spend forty years teaching people to be awake to the fact of mystery and then some fellow with no more theological sense than a jackrabbit gets himself a radio ministry and all your work is forgotten.  I do wonder where it will end."

--Marilynne Robinson, Gilead, 208

I find it impossible to read this passage without thinking of certain notable blogs in presbyterian and reformed circles.



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