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The Third Cross

His cross held no purpose but pain. I’m talking about the thief on the cross. Not the Sunday school thief, but the hard-head, the sarcastic one, the one like me. 293 more words


5 Things You Didn't Know about C.S. Lewis and Why You Should Have a Soft Spot for Him Too

C.S. Lewis is a surprisingly complicated person. Paradoxically, his broad appeal springs from what he is less known for: his prodigiously gifted creative mind, and his mythological explorations.  714 more words

Creativity Forum

George MacDonald Conference in Oxford

Booking for our conference ‘George MacDonald and the Victorian Roots of Modern Fantasy’ at Magdalen College, Oxford 13-15th August 2014 is now live and further information can be found at  100 more words

George MacDonald

War in Heaven

So here’s a new project I’d like to attempt – weekly excerpts from various books grouped around a monthly theme.  Woohoo!  I have appointed the remainder of April “Inklings Month,” given all the new Inklings material we have floating about; this week’s excerpt is the opening passage of Charles Williams’ … 605 more words

Authors And Book Reviews

'Just Browsing' - Online Philosophy for the Curious

After leaving uni, not having the resources to bulk up a book shelf and being at the mercy of a (fantastic, but limited) public library, I began to look online for ways to feed my interest for philosophy. 350 more words


The Prophet

I dream about tidal waves

They crest the dry mountains,

shatter the house.

When I flee, the waters follow.

Then comes morning.

It pours on me… 117 more words


A Reading Life: a 40-year journey through 40 top books - Part 2

Flirting with Dewey and torturing titanium, Platonic lions and Scottish divines, Martian ransom and Florentine epic, Pickwickian perambulations and the road less travelled, a plurality of prayer and contemplative kitchens.   4,220 more words