Tag Archives: fiction

Coming Out of the Broom Cupboard

Good literature that stands as a beacon of light against the dark Hypermodern (popularly known as Postmodern) mantra — “There is no good or evil, only power…” voiced by Lord Voldemort himself is something you would think Christians everywhere would be excited about. Continue reading

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I recently discovered this wonderful quarterly publication devoted to faith in literature and art. Ruminate is great to stick in your bag and pull out on the train or in a coffee shop; while you’re waiting in a restaurant for a friend, or whenever you need a chance to stop and smell the poetry. Ruminate is… Continue reading

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It’s a Rather Dark Tale

Even though Duey’s series seems to me a bit darker than Lewis’s (The Silver Chair may be his darkest in the Narnia series), light has a tricky way of sneaking into everything… especially stories, many times even unbeknownst to the author, sometimes even against his or her wishes. And so it is critical that as Christians we engage art (which novels often are) on the lookout for ways in which we can point out the connection of all stories to God’s Original Shimmering Story Continue reading

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Screwtape Letter

In grad school I took a CS Lewis class; it was a lit class; and we were given an assignment to write a letter from Screwtape. The objective was to maintain as much of Lewis as possible—in style and syntax, and so forth. I’ve mentioned before that I enjoy doing impressions of authors anyway as it comes rather naturally to me; so I really had fun with this assignment. Continue reading

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