Teaching Flannery O’Connor

Posted July 15, 2018 4:31 am by Peter Tapsak

Teaching Flannery O’Connor

This was the most amazing class I ever taught. And it was the one I was most worried about teaching!
For three years now, I have been teaching online courses for Homeschool Connections. This summer I decided to offer a course entitled The Stories, Essays and Letters of Flannery O’Connor.
I was worried about this course. Flannery’s stories are deeply Catholic, but shocking and sometimes violent—and deliberately so, since at the very least, Flannery O’Connor is trying to get her readers’ attention. As she wrote to a friend…
One of the awful things about writing when you are a Christian is that for

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