Quote: June 16, 2013

(Screwtape Explains to Wormwood:)
“We want the Church to be small not only that fewer men may know the Enemy [i.e., God] but also that those who do may acquire the uneasy intensity and the defensive self-rightousness of a secret society or a clique.”

The Screwtape Letters – VII
(first published in The Guardian on 6/13/1941)