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I’m Sure She Didn’t Mean to…

but the Anchoress has posted a quotation from G. K. Chesterton that pretty much explains why I’m still a Baptist, despite my affection for the Eucharist, liturgical worship, and the life and thought of the early church mothers and fathers. Just replace “nation” with “church”:

“It is a good sign in a nation when things are done badly. It shows that all the people are doing them. And it is bad sign in a nation when such things are done very well, for it shows that only a few experts and eccentrics are doing them, and that the nation is merely looking on.”
—G.K. Chesterton; “Patriotism and Sport,” All Things Considered

Comments? Confessions?


Have You Heard the One about Galileo?

Joe Carter of the Evangelical Outpost fills in some of the details that don’t always get told.