The Violent Wisdom of Flannery O’Connor

My latest article looks at Flannery O’Connor’s novel, The Violent Bear It Away, focusing on the presence of the idiot child as the holy fool:

http://www.theimaginativeconservative.org/2016/02/the-violent-wisdom-of-flannery-oconnor.html

Joseph Pearce
Joseph Pearce is a Catholic author and biographer who has written about subjects as various as GK Chesterton, economics, and Shakespeare. His latest book, Race with the Devil, chronicles his conversion from racial hatred to Catholicism. He is also the Director of the Center for Faith & Culture and Writer-in-Residence at Aquinas College in Nashville as well as the editor of St. Austin Review.

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