Terry Eagleton’s essay on Nietzsche, “An Unbelieving Age” (March 21), made for bracing Lenten reading. I fear that my own thinking about the church and the Scriptures often fits into Eagleton’s category of “hubristic humanism.” Distracted by its poetry and history, I find it all too easy to forget that the Gospel is the story of God’s willing death
But there have always been a few who not only get it but actually live...
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