DOOR: Whom do you feel a particular affinity to as a writer?MANO: --it would be John Donne. I think he understood that we're given very little equipment to understand what the meaning of Jesus's sacrifice on the cross is. We're surrounded by physical and sensual things that distract us. So we have to deal with what we have--carefully--and always aware of the risks involved. And the one place where the human being can imagine, in some vague form, what grace is like and what a true vision of God is like is during orgasm.
Monday, September 09, 2019
… The Wittenburg Door Interviews: D. Keith Mano (September/October 1994). (Hat tip, Dave Lull.)