"Never use a metaphor, simile or other figure of speech which you are used to seeing in print. Never use a long word where a short word will do. If it is possible to cut a word out, always cut it out. Never use the passive where you can use the active."

- George Orwell
Novels of Belief

If anything area in our contemporary culture can be called post-Christian, it's literature. Where has the novel of belief gone?

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Comments on "Novels of Belief":
1. Dave Lull - 02/18/2013 9:32 am EST

David Griffith wonders ". . . might it be that personal narrative, and not the novel, has become the most relevant cultural—and spiritual—form?"

2. Dave Lull - 02/18/2013 9:33 am EST
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