Confirmation – Reflections on ‘Parker’s Back’ & ‘The Artificial Nigger’ – 3 Part MP3 Series


Recorded in Sonoma, California in 1989. This is a 3 part series – 3 downloadable 21MB audio files approximately 50 minutes in length each.


Gil Bailie explores two short stories by Flannery O’Connor, Parker’s Back and The Artificial Nigger, as a way to see the sacrament of confirmation – the Christian initiation into the mature responsibilities of spiritual and social life – in a new light. This is a 3 part series.

Listen to an excerpt from Confirmation: