Tuesday, April 13, 2004

He is risen. He is risen? He is "risen." He is risen!

If the last one works, the first three don't.

It has been said that there are no good Protestant novelists (and scores of good Catholic ones). Well that may not be entirely the case. Here's a poem of his, Seven Stanzas at Easter - an exquisite rebuke especially to the third of the above options.

UPDATE: Looks like the Easter Poem site is down. Who told John Updike's publicist?