The Mean Grace of Flannery O’Connor


“All human nature vigorously resists grace because grace changes us and the change is painful.” - Flannery O'ConnorI didn't care for it the first time I read it. No - let me rephrase that. The first time I read it, I was repulsed by it. Flannery O'Connor's writing had been recommended to me from a close friend. A southern Catholic fiction writer, Mary Flannery O'Connor lived with her mother, raised peacocks while writing two novels and just over two dozen short stories.   It would be forty- … [Read more...]