Religion: Downward to the Infinite

What do Sartre, Graham Greene and Laurence Olivier have in common? They are all involved in a modern trend toward an ancient heresy, Manichaeism.

Named for the 3rd century Babylonian Gnostic Mani, who taught that the Creator is an evil being opposed to the good God, Manichaeans viewed the world as bad and salvation as escape from it. Modern Manichaeans are those whose hunger for the spiritual leads them to disdain the material; they try to make the leap of faith without having their feet planted firmly on the ground.

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