Tuesday, October 27, 2020

Adult Faith Formation, Flannery O'Connor, October 22nd, Session 6 -- A View of the Woods, and The River

 Discussing the short stories of Flannery O'Connor, we read this week the stories A View of the Woods and The River. The series will continue into November.

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Flannery O’Connor

Session 6: A View of the Woods, and The River

“The truth does not change according to our ability to stomach it.”


October 29th – The Artificial N*****, and Wildcat

November 5th – Parker’s Back, and The Life You Save May Be Your Own

November 12th – Everything that Rises Must Converge, and A Late Encounter with the                                           Enemy

November 19th – The Geranium, and Judgment Day


Themes in A View of the Woods

A. Progress vs Tradition

B. Family Strife

C. Mr Fortune loves only his image in others


Themes in The River

A. The Faith presented to one who knows nothing of Christ

B. The child’s openness to God

C. Suffering as part of spiritual growth



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