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"Gather my broken fragments..."

Here’s an excellent reading for today. It’s George MacDonald’s sonnet for February 29. I know, this isn’t a leap year. It is, however, appropriate for the end of any day, week or month of the year. 594 more words

Spiritual Formation

The Wise Woman (or The Lost Princess)

I haven’t read a ton of George MacDonald, and I know this is to my shame.  I recall my parents owning Phantasies, which really didn’t thrill me.  608 more words

Writing And Literature

How George MacDonald Has Affected Our Lives by Teresa Churcher

There are few moments in life which we remember with acute clarity.  There are even fewer moments in our life where we experience a frozen moment of time.  560 more words

Classic Fantasy

Home And Spirit reblogged this on Home And Spirit and commented:

Josh Withrow was kind enough to ask me to be a part of a series he's created on his blog discussing how George MacDonald has impacted our lives. You can view Josh's blog on TheWiseImagination.com

How George MacDonald Has Affected Our Lives by Teresa Churcher

There are few moments in life which we remember with acute clarity.  There are even fewer moments in our life where we experience a frozen moment of time.  560 more words

Classic Fantasy

In the Service of Freedom: Postmodernism in the Writing of George MacDonald (3 of 3)

MacDonald draws his understanding of biography as story into much of his fiction. Anodos in Phantastes, Wilfrid in Wilfrid Cumbermede, Duncan in The Portent… 987 more words

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In the Service of Freedom: Postmodernism in the Writing of George MacDonald (2 of 3)

George MacDonald was greatly influenced by German Romanticism, and in particularly through the Idealism and creative imagination of Novalis. Novalis attempted to change his readers’ understanding of truth from looking at an object to expel truth to looking at the subject to understand the truth. 1,043 more words

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In the Service of Freedom: Postmodernism in the Writing of George MacDonald (1 of 3)

The Victorian Age meant progress to much of the Western world.  With a burgeoning industry in much of Europe and the Western world, and flourishing developments in health, science, and religion, the Victorian Age was the precursor to a Modern belief in truth and empirical evidence.  915 more words

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