Quotation by James Joyce

—Then, said Cranly, you do not intend to become a protestant?
MI said that I had lost the faith, Stephen answered, but not that I had lost selfrespect. What kind of liberation would that be to forsake an absurdity which is logical and coherent and to embrace one which is illogical and incoherent?
James Joyce (1882–1941), Irish author. A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man, ch. 5.

Stephen Dedalus's friend at Trinity College asks the question about conversion from Catholicism to Protestantism.
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