The Missionary Position: Mother Teresa in Theory and Practice Quotes

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"It was once well said, of the criticism of religion, that the critic should pluck the flowers from the chain, not in order that people should wear the chain without consolation but so they might break the chain and cull the living flower." Page xiii

"Image and perception are everything, and those who possess them have the ability to determine their own myth, to be taken at their own valuation." Page 6

"The picture, and its context, announce Mother Teresa as what she is: a religious fundamentalist, a political operative, a primitive sermonizer and an accomplice of worldly, secular powers." Page 11.

"In the gradual manufacture of an illusion, the conjurer is only the instrument of the audience." Page 15

"Modesty and humility are popularly supposed to be saintly attributes, yet Mother Teresa can scarcely grant an audience without claiming a special and personal relationship with Jesus Christ." Page 29

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