What I’m Reading Wednesday: Caryll Houselander

Caryll Houselander was a British Catholic living in the first half of the twentieth century who did most of her writing during the Second World War. She was a mystic of the mundane, a painfully sensitive woman with an unexpected shot of earthy humor, who was given a deep insight into the unity of the mystical body of Christ. Her autobiography tells the story of times in her youth when, as she says wryly, she tried to get out of the Catholic church, but failed.

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