[F]or a moment we all saw, I think, that the danger of pluralism is that it becomes factionalism, and that if factions grind their separate axes too vociferously, something mutual, precious, and human is in danger of being drowned out and lost

Frederick Buechner via Alan Jacobs. Thanks, @ayjay!

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