“No One With A Good Car Needs To Be Justified”

Thus declares the antagonist of Flannery O’ Connor’s story, Wise Blood. He’s tapping into the general shallowness of our thought about salvation and what it means for us. If you can fill up your car with gas and drive off wherever you want, why do you need salvation to feel good about your life? We … Read more…

5 Flannery O’Connor Stories That Everyone Should Read

“All human nature vigorously resists grace because grace changes us and the change is painful.” These words of Flannery O’Connor give us the interpretive key to understanding her fiction. At the heart of all of her short stories is a moment of grace, where a character is faced with a decision to either accept or … Read more…