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T & T Clark Companion to Atonement (Review)

It is something of a cliché to say that “no area is more contested in contemporary theology than” and then insert whatever subject you’re about to touch on. 1,006 more words


Feb.15: When is an Attack Actually Terrorism – Litecoin Mooning – 'The Secret of Brilliance Lies in Being Totally, Utterly Useless'

Feb. 15, 2018 (THE FERO REPORT)

1. The T-Word: When is an attack terrorism? The Los Angeles Times, Max Abrahams

  • “Use of the T-word is arguably straightforward for some tragedies — if, for instance, the perpetrators openly declare their allegiance to the Islamic State.
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Johnson on the Proper Shape of Atonement Doctrine

With his various works on the subject, especially his Atonement: A Guide for the Perplexed, Adam Johnson has become something of a go-to guru on the subject matter. 672 more words


Adam Johnson: 6 Elements of Police Spin -- An Object Lesson in Copspeak

The linguistic gymnastics needed to report on police violence without calling up images of police violence is a thing of semantic wonder. Officers don’t shoot, they are merely “involved” in shootings; victims are not victims, but “suspects” “fleeing”; human beings become premortem cadavers as bullets “enter the torso” rather than the chest of a person; guns and bullets act on their own as they “discharge” or “enter the right femur,” rather than being fired by autonomous individuals with agency and purpose. 1,289 more words

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Fantasy Genre: The Spectrum of Magic

The Fantasy Genre

The Spectrum of Magic

 Many things separate the fantasy genre from other genres, the variety of characters – dragons, fairies, elves, dwarves, etc. 2,033 more words


Fantasy Genre: Fantasy Worlds -  Creating Imagination

Fantasy Worlds – Creating Imagination

“The muse in charge of fantasy wears good, sensible shoes.”
― Lloyd Alexander

As a writer of fantasy, you are in control of your reader’s imagination. 1,043 more words


Fantasy Genre: Characters Verisimilitude

Fantasy Characters: Verisimilitude

Since we are discussing characters, let’s talk about the most important tool an author can utilize when dealing with character development…

Verisimilitude! 802 more words