quod pro nobis traditum est

Tuesday, March 31, 2009

religion and the stars

"Rather, what arouses is the intriguing presence of any cosmos at all. For us, the setting sun, the number pi, Seattle, a father's role in the family have nothing to do with one another. Even those who profess the Christian faith live in a dead and silent world: religion has retreated into the foxholes of the heart and says nothing about the stars."

- Anthony Esolen, Introduction to Dante's Inferno, xvi

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