Impossible things for breakfast

“I make no pronouncement as to whether Christianity, or indeed any religious belief, is ‘true’. Is Shakespeare’s Hamlet ‘true’? It never happened, but seems to me to be much more ‘true’, full of meaning and significance for human beings, than the reality of the breakfast I ate this morning, which was certainly ‘true’ in a banal sense.”

Diarmaid MacCulloch, A History of Christianity

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