30.3.09

How Father Brown Led Sir Alec Guinness to the Church

There seems to be a bit of a dichotomy with the title of this blog and the next paragraph but there is not. Many times we find the strongest converts come to us from those who were non-believers or those who never felt the presence of God. Sir Alec Guiness is one of those... Thanks and a tip of the beret to Christine at Laudem Gloriae...

...At the age of sixteen, Guinness was confirmed in the Anglican faith, but he secretly declared himself an atheist. "Certain incidents or sayings in the New Testament," he wrote, "would pluck me back, from time to time, to something approaching belief, and I retained a constant interest in religious matters while being ignorant of any theology, but for the most part gave in to adolescent cynicism."... more...
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