Le prophète est celui qui s’oppose à ce que le moyen devienne fin, à ce que la forme extérieure soit cherchée et servie pour elle-même.
The prophet is a person opposed to the means becoming an end, to the exterior form’s being sought for and served for its own sake. –Yves Congar, Vraie et fausse réforme dans l’Eglise (p201)
The Professor admits to his decades-long fascination with René Girard (the thinker, not the footballer) and asks for help interpreting two episodes from the Christian scriptures.
'Mark', with the help of friends, triumphantly concludes his journey of spiritual exploration.
In Part 4, 'Mark', losing for a moment his spiritual bearings, is plunged into a phantasmagoric horror associated with a terrifying Utahan resort of yesteryear.
The third part of the account of 'Mark''s journeys in the state of Utah. He starts off on a sound footing, only to misstep subsequently.
In Part 2, 'Mark' is heading off to the desert but first gets some unexpected spiritual treats.
Are spiritual quests a thing of the past? Not a bit of it. Here are memorialized certain high-points of a journey recently made by a friend of mine -- I will call him 'Mark' -- to the land of Brigham Young.
Why didn’t they tell us the T R U T H ? He was O U R prisoner!– Donald Pleasence as Father Loomis in John Carpenter’s Prince of Darkness (1987)
God made you. And God doesn’t make junk!
C’est le Bon Dieu qui t’a fait. Et le Bon Dieu ne fait pas des choses nulles!
– Tammy Faye Bakker Messner († July 27, 2007)