Category Archives: Quotes

Quotes 64

“The good writers touch life often. The mediocre ones run a quick hand over her. The bad ones rape her and leave her for the flies.” (Ray Bradbury, from Fahrenheit 451) Continue Reading

Quotes 62

“Fiction and poetry provide authors a unique way to glorify Christ that more overtly intellectual genres, like theology, simply can’t. These genres that aim directly for the heart and soul […] do not argue for belief, they show what it looks like and make you feel it.”   (Abraham Piper) Continue Reading

Quotes 60

“I’m always highly irritated by people who imply that writing fiction is an escape from reality. It is a plunge into reality.” — Flannery O’Connor Continue Reading

Quotes 59

“As Christians, we have to give people the permission to be imperfect, Because we can not demand perfection from others, since we are not perfect ourselves.“ (Pastor Paul Sheppard) Continue Reading

Quotes 58

“I know, I know, all Christian artists think they value both the craft and the content. But in my experience, they often fool themselves. When it comes time to make a decision for the story or the “message,” they will go with the message every time. Why? Because they feel obligated by God to communicate… Continue Reading

Quotes 57

“I’ve found that most people who tell me that fiction is a waste of time are folks who seem to hold to a kind of sola cerebra vision of the Christian life that just doesn’t square with the Bible. The Bible doesn’t simply address man as a cognitive process but as a complex image-bearer who… Continue Reading

Quotes 55

“If you criticize Christianity, you can get on the New York Times Bestseller list and interviews on NPR & MSNBC. However, if you criticize Islam you will probably have to go into hiding. True freedom of speech means that everything can both be praised or criticized, not just what society accepts and likes or dislikes… Continue Reading