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What novel is this quote from?
May 24, 2010 9:54 PM   Subscribe

I'm trying to find a quote from a book I read way back in my English Lit. days. The general gist of the quote is that the best or only way to avoid the angry fist of God is to make sure that you remain in the palm of His hand. It is a quote from a book written by an African American. I'm thinking Zora Neale Hurston or Toni Morrison maybe. I can't remember the actual wording of the quote, so google is not helping. Sound familiar to anyone? Thanks much.
posted by Zendogg to Writing & Language (3 answers total)
 
"Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God" by Jonathan Edwards, perhaps?
posted by quickasfoxes at 12:16 AM on May 25, 2010


"The only way to avoid the Hand of God is to get in it."
Sula -- Toni Morrison
posted by col_pogo at 3:01 AM on May 25, 2010


that's the passage I was looking for. thanks.
posted by Zendogg at 1:32 PM on May 25, 2010


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