"nothing ever seems to dislodge from their secure livings those on the theologically liberal end of the spectrum. . . . I remember hearing an interview with an English vicar who had recently abandoned any belief in God. When asked if he would resign, he replied without missing a beat, ‘Now that we know there is no god, my people need me more than ever.’”
Timothy Larsen, "Should I stay or should I go?," Books and culture 10, no. 1 (January/February 2004): 21.