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Craftsmanship: What’s Religion Got to Do with It?
Quite a lot, according to the English novelist Dorothy L. Sayers: In nothing has the Church so lost Her hold on reality as in her failure to understand and respect the secular vocation. She has allowed work and religion to … Continue reading
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Gluttony in the Workshop, Courtesy of Dorothy L. Sayers
In 1941, the English detective novelist Dorothy L. Sayers gave a lecture called “The Other Six Deadly Sins.” What she has to say about the sin of Gluttony has important implications for the arts and crafts: An odd change has … Continue reading
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