But anyway. The point of this post is to riff for one moment on Weil's "gravity and grace" motif. To wit...
Grace is giving people room to breathe freely.
Anti-grace is giving people freedom to breathe as they like, in the name of 'grace', even if they are inhaling poison the whole time.
Since it was Philip Yancey--a superb Christian writer and one of my most important role models--who exposed me to Weil, I have to add, When the hell is Yancey going to peel the rest of the banana and become a Catholic already?! Sadly, I take him to be a well-meaning victim of ecclesial latitudinarianism. After all, his major influence, Dr. Paul Brand, was, if I'm not mistaken,