Difficult problemas: Sidetracked saints

GERALD COWAN’S PERSONAL PERIODICALS
Number 613 • February 9, 2021

DIFFICULT PROBLEMS THE CHURCH NEEDS TO TALK ABOUT – 5. SIDETRACKED SAINTS

The term “sidetracked” is railroad terminology. It means that a railroad car or cars, or whole train, have been diverted to a side track away from the main track. Such a car or cars are, at least for a time, “out of service.” The term has also come to mean taking the wrong track instead of the right one, the designated one. There are several ways in which side-tracking may occur: the engineer may choose a side track, or someone may put him on the wrong track by working a switch without the knowledge of the one operating and guiding the train. Continue reading

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