As a religious and educational service, the Neill Macaulay Foundation,
Essays dedicated to Dr. MacLeod's personal
friend and Roman Catholic Southern writer, Flannery O'Connor,
with whom he often discussed religious topics.
The second part of the book which deals in
going beyond a pinching literalism in belief, life and doctrine as well as other
observations on practical theology.
Of this book, a former President of Princeton
Theological Seminary, Dr. James McCord commented, "A helpful book.
Sensitivity to spiritual values and insights are brilliant…Makes a point
concerning the flatness of literalism and the equally unsatisfactory reaction of
Of this book, Professor John H. Hick, Department of Theology, University of
Birmingham, Birmingham England commented, "This is intuitive and poetic
theology, passing through the letter to the living spirit, and providing rich
food for meditation."