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Lyra's Oxford

December 29

This is Lyra’s Oxford: a city of sun-glazed spires and villages of chimneys. I catch Lyra and Roger weaving between weathervanes, playing hide-and-seek behind flying buttresses, and sliding down slate tiles slick as dragonscales. 192 more words

Sabbath Day - Sleeping through the Revolution

It’s almost Christmas, and this Sabbath Day reflects a change in rhythm, but never took me far from preparations for the Feast of the Nativity on Saturday. 937 more words

Sabbath Plans

Winter Solstice Special Blog and XaW Files Episode

The latest sunrise in the northern hemisphere has risen, and we are now living the shortest day, with the actual change happening at about 10.44 G.M.T. 940 more words

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Review: "The Golden Compass" by Philip Pullman (4 Stars)

A tale told by a crackling, comforting fire while the bitter northern winds gust dangerously against the window panes outside.

This book starts a bit slowly at first, but then kicks up into high-adventure and keeps this pace to the end. 664 more words

Book Reviews

The Genius of Blake, by Philip Pullman

Keeping the Divine Vision in Time of Trouble

There was no one like William Blake. There had been no one like him before and there has been no one like him since. 841 more words

William Blake