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'The Life You Save May Be Your Own'

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Here's a link to a shortish interview in U.S Catholic magazine...

Edited by David

"The core purpose of art is a survival mechanism, and the way it helps us survive is by making us attentive." Milton Glaser

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This book has just been recommended high by A Common Reader, if I may be forgiven a shameless plug for a bookseller whose catalog selection always includes 98% great stuff for all ages & interests:

Their description:

> "The Life You Save May Be Your Own" by Paul Elie

>

> Discussing the lives and diverse works of four extraordinary Catholic

> writers of the 20th century -- Dorothy Day, Thomas Merton, Flannery

> O'Connor, and Walker Percy -- Elie engages, in a nonsectarian way, all

> the large themes that inform our existence, whether we attend to them or

> not. Most highly recommended.


There is this difference between the growth of some human beings and that of others: in the one case it is a continuous dying, in the other a continuous resurrection. (George MacDonald, The Princess and Curdie)

Isn't narrative structure enough of an ideology for art? (Greg Wright)

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