I believe Wise Blood is among the most helpful refutations of one (or more) of the most pernicious intellectual and spiritual idea(s) plaguing common people and academics today. But if I spoke in detail about which one(s), I would diminish your experience of Ms. O’Connor’s masterful response. O’Connor believed one of the chief aims of the fiction writer is to make the experience of a story concrete for the reader. So, my strong suggestion is that you pick up the book and allow her to give you that concrete experience.
"Wise Blood" by Flannery O’Connor – A Short Review