From: "Christophe Grandsire" <[log in to unmask]>

> En réponse à Danny Wier <[log in to unmask]>:

> > I think the French (check me here Christophe) say something like
> > "l'amour de
> > Dieu est folie", meaning "the love of God is folly".

> I never heard such a sentence (but then, I've never been very religious,
> although I did my First Communion - because my parents promised me to buy
> computer :)) -). In which occasion would it be used exactly?

Might be a regional usage. I heard this phrase from a former Catholic priest
who's popular in the "12-Step" recovery community in America.