“So here I am, still on a journey, still in the church. There were (and are) times when the institution deeply frustrated and alarmed me. However, I chose not to leave, because the church was part of my culture. I think one rejects this at one’s peril—you risk losing your identity. I observe this loss of identity in many… and it deeply concerns me.”—Ian O’Reilly
Extract from Staying Connected with Intellectual Integrity, in New Life: rediscovering faith compiled and edited by John W H Smith and Rex A E Hunt. Mosaic Press, 2013.