I agree totally. It very full of resonances, much more so than TWL.
TWL resonates only horizontally with sequences of time. MITC does that but also resonates out of time with all kinds of spirituality. It is a joy to direct, which I have done -- a truly REAL play. It has perfect continuity with the Christian spiritual tradition.
It presents that tradition I'm a radically new way. Read the revision made for the movie version.
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There is an inexhaustible quality about the play that outlasts years of reading it.
Murder in the Cathedral
"Destiny waits in the hand of God, shaping the still un-
I have seen these things in a shaft of
An exceedingly powerful treatment of a momentous subject. There is a compelling poetic intensity that grips your imagination from first to last. A la Sophocles and Shakespeare.