Kit Sun Cheah had an interesting article on his site recently. Titled “Guy Gavriel Kay’s Religion Without Religion,” he tackles an issue rampant in modern fiction of every variety: modern writers largely cannot write believable religions or religious characters. Every time they try, they leave a hollow world behind that does not satisfy a reader… Continue reading The Lack of Religion in Fiction and Issues this Causes
Reposted – Orwell and Lewis: The Supernatural Keeps Breaking In
This piece by Mr. John C. Wright was too good to pass up, readers. Enjoy! Orwell and Lewis: The Supernatural Keeps Breaking In A longtime reader with the Latinate yet indecipherable name of Nostreculsus, while discussing THAT HIDEOUS STRENGTH by C.S. Lewis, writes: George Orwell reviewed Mr. Lewis’ book, with great appreciation of the concept,… Continue reading Reposted – Orwell and Lewis: The Supernatural Keeps Breaking In
Review: The Boys Upstairs by Jane Lebak
It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas, readers! But before we get to the chestnuts roasting on an open fire and presents under the tree, I have a last-minute gift for you. This would be Jane Lebak’s sweet Christmas story The Boys Upstairs,* one of her Father Jay novels. From the back of the… Continue reading Review: The Boys Upstairs by Jane Lebak
Can One Love Too Much?
Given the example of the Cross, the answer is: Not hardly. Take a look at this article about a nun who “loved too much,” readers: She was executed for loving too much: Meet Sr. Aguchita Larry Peterson - published on 05/27/21 She was killed in 1987 in the Amazon regions of Peru, determined to continue helping people… Continue reading Can One Love Too Much?