• I know that the Bible is a special kind of book, but I find it as seductive as any other. If I am not careful, I can begin to mistake the words on the page for the realities they describe. I can begin to love the dried ink marks on the page more than I love the encounters that gave rise to them.

    Barbara Brown Taylor (2011). “Leaving Church: A Memoir of Faith”, p.107, Hymns Ancient and Modern Ltd