Flannery O’Connor on Easter

“For me it is the virgin birth, the Incarnation, the resurrection which are the true laws of the flesh and the physical. Death, decay, destruction are the suspension of these laws. I am always astonished at the emphasis the Church puts on the body. It is not the soul she says will rise but the body, glorified.”

– Letter, Sept 6, 1955

Flannery O'Connor on crutches

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