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12 Spec Fic Books for Teen Boys Starring Girls

Way back in November, I wrote a list of my top ten fantasy books for middle grade boys starring girls. It’s taken me a while to put this companion list together – but here are a dozen favorite fantasy and science fiction books for teen boys with girls in the lead. 636 more words


The Ostwald Test: Historiography for Dummies

These ideas aren’t particularly original to me, but I’ll pretend like they are by giving them a name.

How good (how rigorous, how scholarly, how systematic, how analytical, how serious, how developed…) is the historiography on any particular topic? 717 more words


Work in progress: Bibliographical database on Celestina

It has been long since my last post and, since summer is a time for personal projects, I would like to comment on a current ongoing project of great interest for “celestinistas”: a searchable on-line database of celestinesque bibliography. 343 more words


My Library, Such As It Is

I’m not really the kind of book collector who fusses about rare items or first editions; it’s nice to find those sorts of things, and I can appreciate a beautifully-bound book as a work of art in itself, but I mostly think of collecting books as building a library for reference or enjoyment.  1,005 more words


Doing Justice, Loving Mercy, Walking with God

Commentary on Micah 6:8 by The Reverend Carol P Ludden, September 1992

What Does the Lord Require of You?


In Luke’s version of the “Parable of the Talents” we read of a nobleman who went to a distant country to be appointed king. 2,973 more words