Q. What are you against?
A. Narrow-mindedness. I’m against people taking the Bible absolutely literally, rather than letting some of it be real fantasy, like Jonah. You know, the whole story of David is a novel … Faith is best expressed in story.
Q. If the Bible is not literally true, does that mean we don’t need to take it seriously?
A. Oh no, you do, because it’s truth, not fact, and you have to take truth seriously even when it expands beyond the facts.

Madeleine L'Engle (1918-2007) American writer
“I Dare You,” Newsweek (interview) (7 May 2003)

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