The University of Notre Dame (photo by Michael Fernandes)



Treasure in the Field: Salvation in the Bible and in Our Lives, by Robert A. Krieg

Chapter Two: Sin: Our No to God’s Gift


July 1, 2013

“Go, go, go, said the bird: human kind cannot bear very much reality.”
—T. S. Eliot, “Four Quartets: Burnt Norton,” in idem, The Complete Poems and Plays, 1909-1950, page 118. New York: Harcourt, Brace & World, Inc., 1952.

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