The Old Religion
This in fact, as its cover price of one shilling (five pence in the post-1971 currency) indicates, was actually published and presumably sold.
Whether its scholarship would withstand modern scrutiny is another matter. Though very well-read, Donaldson was not particularly well-educated, and not necessarily as well-informed as a modern commentator.
When (or rather if) I ever get the time, I'd like to check some of her more contentious statements! On the other hand, though I deeply respect the sincerity of their church-going congregations, I can't bring myself to accept the accreted tenets of either Roman Catholicism or Anglicanism – particularly the concept of trinitarianism, and the deeply repugnant theophagic symbolism of the eucharist.
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